Very large sale again this week with increased numbers of ewe lambs and ewe hoggets on offer. Factory lambs were a similar trade to previous week with more activity for quality lots of store lambs. Good quality hoggets met with a brisk trade however, lighter and plainer lots were hard sold. Stag ewes met with an easier trade to previous week.
Seventeen wether lambs, 47.8kg, €131.00. Nine ram lambs, 31kg, €80.00. Twenty wether lambs, 33kg, €91.00.
Twelve wether lambs, 39kg, €110.00. Ten ewe lambs, 47.8kg, €135.00. Twelve ewe 43.3kg, €121.
Eight wether lambs, 36.6kg, €102.00. Twelve ram lambs, 45.5kg, €124.00. Seven wether lambs, 53.5kg, €142.00.
Five ewe lambs, 50.3kg, €142.00. Sixteen ewe lambs, 41.3kg, €120.00. Six ewe lambs, 47.3kg, €154.00.
Sixteen wether lambs, 44kg, €124.00. Six ewe lambs, 47.3kg, €132.00.
Smaller number of stag ewes on offer met with a slightly easier trade.
Ten ewes, 95kg, €160.00. Thirteen ewes, 66kg, €89.00. Eleven ewes, 81kg, €130.00.
Six ewes, 86kg, €138.00. One ewe, 115kg, €166.00. Four ewes, 78kg, €126.00.
Strong trade for quality lots of hoggets however, lighter and plainer lots were difficult to sell. Quality lots of hoggets ranged in price from €180.00 to €212.00 with many lots sold at the €200 mark. Lighter hoggets range in price from €145 to €180.
Sheep sale every Saturday at 10am in person and online with ‘marteye’ in two “rings”; ewe ring and lamb ring. Gates open at 7.30am.
Cattle sales Wednesdays at 6pm.
Ph: (090) 9679660.