Very large sale again this week. Stag ewes met with similar trade to previous week with strong demand for heavy and fleshy ewes. Increased numbers of ewe hoggets met with strong trade for all lots on offer. Lambs met with easier trade all round with factory lambs back by €6 to €8 per head. Quality lots of ewe lambs met with strong trade as did quality lots of store lambs.
Ten ewe lambs, 45kg, €146.00. Twenty wether lambs, 38.2kg, €111.00. Eight wether lambs, 45.6kg, $120.00. Twelve wether lambs, 52.5kg, €138.00. Ten wether lambs, 32.5kg, €90.00. Ten wether lambs, 34.2kg, €94.00. Ten ewe lambs, 37.5kg, €120.00. Thirteen ewe lambs, 38.5kg, €127.00. Eight ewe lambs, 47.5kg, €152.00. Twelve ewe lambs, 38.5kg, €129.00. Twenty wether lambs, 35.5kg, €110.00. Ten ewe lambs, 50.7kg, €160.00.
Three ewes, 88kg, €182.00. Two ewes, 80kg, €140.00. Two ewes, 76kg, €120.00. Five ewes, 82kg, €160.00. Ten ewes, 100kg, €214.00. Six ewes, 74.5kg, €130.00. Five ewes, 73kg, €120.00. Six ewes, 76kg, €133.00.
Strong trade for all lots on offer. Prices ranged from €165.00 to €220.00. Lighter hoggets made from €165.00 to €180.00. Stronger and better quality hoggets ranged in price from €180.00 to €220.00 with most quality lots topping the €200.00 mark.
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 resume on Wednesday the 7th of September at 6pm.