Very large sale again this week, for the time of year, with many sellers choosing to sell stock while prices remain strong. Hoggets met with a brisk trade especially for heavier lots. The stag ewes were a slightly easier trade apart from the heavier lots which met with a strong trade. There was also an increased demand for ewes with lambs at foot.
Two spring lambs, 43kg, €160. One spring lamb, 42kg, €155.00
Fifteen ewe Hoggets, 43kg, €130.00. Two wither Hoggets, 53kg, €158.00. Ten ewe Hogget, 49.5kg, €162.00. Sixteen wither hoggets 50.8kg, €159.00. Seven wither hoggets, 53kg, €164.00. Twenty ewe Hoggets, 43kg, €130.00. Eight ewe Hoggets, 41.3kg, €122.00.
Large number of stag ewes on offer, not just as good as previous week.
Prices ranged from €80.00 to €228.00.
Breeding sheep – Ewe with lambs at foot.
There was also an increased demand for ewes and ewes with lambs at foot.
Sheep sales every Saturday at 10am in person and online with ‘marteye’ in two “rings” ewe ring and lamb ring.
Gates open at 8am.
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