Mountbellew Mart Sheep Sale on Saturday the 22nd of January 2022

Smaller number of hoggets on offer to previous week. Prices slightly easier, however, good demand for fleshy lots. The larger number of stag ewes on offer met with a firm trade, with a strong demand for the heavier lots. In-lambs ewes met with a mixed trade, with a brisker demand for ewes with lambs at foot.



Eleven wither hoggets, 55kg, €152.00. Fourteen ewe hoggets, 43.2kg, €130.00. Ten wither hoggets, 46kg, €144.00. Five wither hoggets 33.5kg, €90.00. Four ram hoggets, 38.5kg, €105.00. Fourteen wither hoggets, 40.8kg, €125.00. Six ewe hoggets, 53.3kg, €155.00. Seven wither hoggets, 47kg, €140.00.

Stag ewes

Larger number on offer this week with evidence that many farmers had scanned ewes and were selling dry ewes. Strong trade, especially for the heavier ewes,

Prices ranged from €88.00 to €160.00.

In-lamb ewes/ewes with lambs at foot

Two 4th crop ewes with single lambs at foot, €182.00. One 4th crop ewe with twin lambs at foot, €234.00. Three third crop ewes with strong single lambs at foot, €230.00. Eight second crop ewes scanned with single lambs, due in March, €184.00


Sheep sales every Saturday at 10am in person and online with ‘marteye’.

Gates open at 8am. Cattle sales resume on Wednesday the 26th of January at 6pm.

Email: mart@mountbellew.ie Web: www.mountbellew.ie Ph: (090) 9679660.

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