Lambs improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

Lambs – weighing 50kgs – topped out at €123, while in-lamb lambs ewes realised €240 and cast ewes hit €110. Better-quality cattle improved by €30-€40/head.

Sheep easier by €2-€3/head at Baltinglass

There was some good value for store lamb buyers, according to the manager. Beef and forward store cattle met with an improved trade last Wednesday.

Brisk trade for store lambs at Baltinglass

In-lamb ewes hit €150, while cast ewes sold to €115 and lambs topped out at €120. There was a good attendance of store buyers at Wednesday’s cattle sale, with a smaller entry on offer.

Heavy sheep easier by €1-€3/head at Baltinglass

Stores were a similar trade for the previous week, selling from €65-€84/head, while cast ewes made from €50-€124.

Sheep improve by €3-€5/head at Baltinglass

Some 700 lots went under the hammer, with a top call of €160 recorded for in-lamb ewes, while lambs – weighing 53kgs – climbed to €131.

Light store lambs improve by €1-€3/head at Baltinglass

Tom Coleman - Manager reported strong demand for all types - especially for lambs in the 40-45kg weight bracket.