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Cattle to €1,180 over and cull ewes to €238/hd at Blessington

Blessington Mart – Cattle Prices – 31-03-2022

According to a spokesperson for Blessington Mart, a “very strong” trade prevailed for beef and store-types at its cattle sale on Thursday, March 31st, 2022.

The spokesperson noted that “a lot of customers” were present at its general sale.

  • Continental store bullocks – €540-€1,060 over;
  • HE/AA store bullocks – €440-€690 over;
  • Friesian store bullocks – €280-€560 over;
  • Continental store heifers – €440-€800 over;
  • Beef heifers – €740-€1,180 over;
  • HE/AA store heifers – €440-€650 over;
  • Beef cows – €460-€800 over;
  • Feeding cows – €240-€410 over.
Last week’s cattle sale

According to a spokesperson for Blessington Mart, a “very good” trade prevailed for all classes at its most recent general cattle sale on 24-03-2022.

The spokesperson noted that the sale drew “a lot” of customers ringside and online.

  • Beef bullocks – €860-€1,280 over;
  • Continental store bullocks – €560-€1,090 over;
  • HE/AA store bullocks – €460-€800 over;
  • Friesian bullocks – €380-€600 over;
  • Continental store heifers – €480-€880 over;
  • Beef heifers – €800-€1,060 over;
  • HE/AA store heifers – €400-€680 over;
  • Beef cows – €460-€1,000 over;
  • Feeding cows – €210-€440.
This week’s sheep prices

According to the mart spokesperson, there was a “very good” trade for all types of fat ewes and fat lambs at Tuesday’s (March 29th, 2022) sale.

  • Heavy hoggets – €166-€171 or €106-€112 over;
  • Factory hoggets – €154-€166 or €104-€114 over;
  • Store hoggets – €120-€144 or €80-€104 over;
  • Heavy ewes – €176-€238/head;
  • Lighter ewes – €96-€166/head.
Last week’s sheep prices:

The spokesperson noted that sheep – mainly fat hoggets and cast ewes – met with a “very strong” trade at the mart on Tuesday (March 22nd, 2022).

They provided the following prices:
  • Heavy hoggets – €167-€173 or €105-€112 over;
  • Factory hoggets – €152-€167 or €100-€109 over;
  • Store hoggets – €114-€146 or €82-€110 over;
  • Heavy ewes – €176-€238/head;
  • Lighter ewes – €106-€166/head.
Mart prices:

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