Trade stronger at Ennis as buyers 'anxious' to secure cattle

A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.

Covid-19 influences prices at Baltinglass

30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112

Prices fall at Kilkenny Mart

Cull ewes made up to €149/head.

Strong demand for sheep at Baltinglass

Fat lambs reached €117, while stores topped out at €82

Lambs peak at €109 at Kilkenny

“All numbers of sheep a bit smaller this week with a good firm trade for all lots.”

Sheep trade similar to previous weeks at Kilkenny

Butcher-type lambs sold to €106 while cull ewes hit €125

More farmer customers at Baltinglass

Lambs went under the hammer for €105 while ewes hit €131