Big turn-out of sheep for this time of the year with over 700 entered for sale. There was no change in the prices of hoggets/lambs compared to last week. There was a good trade in stag ewes, similar to the previous week. Ewes and lambs were also a solid trade.
Five ewe lambs, 50.5kg, €150.00. Seven wither lambs, 48.7kg, €148.00. Six wither lambs, 52kg, €157.00. Thirteen ram lambs 58.4kg, €145.00. Four wither lambs, 47.5kg, €140.00. Eleven mixed, clean, lambs, 50.1kg, €150.00. Nineteen ewe lambs, 46kg, €140.00. Ten ewe lambs, 52.1kg, €153.00.
The large number of Stag ewes on offer were a strong trade with some reaching exceptional prices. Prices ranged from €90.00 to €235.00.
Ewes and Lambs
One second crop ewe and three lambs €320. Two 4th crops with four lambs, €166
Three second crop ewes, due in March, €190. One hogget with two lambs, €224.
Sheep sales every Saturday at 10am in person and online with ‘marteye’.
Gates open at 8am.