Smaller number of sheep on offer to previous week. Increased demand for spring lambs and also a very brisk trade for all lots of hoggets on offer. Stag ewes met with an easier trade on previous week. Also a brisk trade for ewes with lambs at foot, with a large number of buyers in attendance.
Eleven, 44kg, €145.00 One, 40kg, €122.00. Three 47kg, €153.00. Six, 54kg, €165.00. Five, 37.5kg, €130.00. Twelve, 46.5kg, €165.00.
Nine ewe Hoggets, 48.5kg, €156.00. Ten ewe Hoggets, 59.5kg, €167.00. Six Hoggets, 37.3kg, €118.00. Three wither hoggets 56kg, €167.00. Three ewe hoggets, 36kg, €115.00. Two ewe Hoggets, 48kg, €150.00. Nine ewe Hoggets, 51kg, €160.00. Four ewe hoggets, 43.5kg, €121.00.
Good turn out of sheep, not as good as previous week. Good demand for fleshed ewes.
Prices ranged from €100 to €240.
Breeding sheep -Ewes with lambs at foot.
Very good trade for all lots. Prices ranged from €240 to €298 for young ewes with twins. Ewes with single lambs made from €180 to €200.
One 3rd crop ewe with twin lambs, €254. Three 3rd crop ewes with a single lambs, €180. One aged ewe with a single lamb, €180. Three 3rd crop ewes with five lambs, €212. Four 1st crop ewes with twin lambs, €294.
Sheep sale every Saturday at 10am in person and online with ‘marteye’ in two “rings” ewe ring and lamb ring.
Gates open at 8am.
Web: www.mountbellew.ie Ph: (090) 9679660.