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Prices up €3-€5/hd at Baltinglass Mart

Sheep Sale – Baltinglass Mart report – 06-03-2021

A smaller entry went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (March 6th, 2021), according to Tom Coleman.

The mart manager reported a full clearance at the weekly sheep sale.

Speaking following the sale, Coleman, said: “Prices improved by €3- €5 from last week. A top price of €162 was paid for nice quality butcher lambs.”

Baltinglass Mart 06-03-2021 – Summary:
  • 6 53kg – €162;
  • 20 50kg – €156;
  • 7 47kg – €151;
  • 1 50kg – €150;
  • 4 45kg – €143;
  • 6 45kg – €142;
  • 4 43kg – €139;
  • 4 43kg – €139;
  • 2 42kg – €136;
  • 7 38kg – €124;
  • 11 41kg – €123;
  • 8 39kg – €123;
  • 2 40kg – €120;
  • 4 37kg – €116;
  • 8 36kg – €115;
  • 5 35kg – €105;
  • 8 31kg – €98;
  • 14 29kg – €96;
  • 3 30kg – €96;
  • 9 28kg – €90;
  • 10 27kg – €89;
  • 5 29kg – €90;
  • 2 22kg – €79;
  • 4 25kg – €76;
  • 2 25kg – €74.
Other categories:

Ewes with lambs at foot up to €220;

Cast ewes ranged from €65 up to €126.

Baltinglass Mart 27-02-2021

There was a “very strong” farmer-driven trade for both heavy and store lambs at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (February 27th), according to Tom Coleman.

He reported that lambs improved €4-€6/head on the previous week’s returns. A top price of €147 was forked out for 15 ewe lambs, weighing €40kg.

Baltinglass Mart 27-02-2021 – Summary:
  • 15 40kg – €147;
  • 12 43kg – €134;
  • 2 42kg – €133;
  • 12 43kg – €132;
  • 17 39kg – €129;
  • 9 41kg – €128;
  • 15 37kg – €128;
  • 8 36kg – €118;
  • 7 28kg – €94;
  • 17 27kg – €87;
  • 3 30kg – €82;
  • 10 20kg – €74;
  • 5 x 25kg – €68.
Other categories:
  • Ewes scanned in-lamb made from €80 up to €160;
  • Cast ewes went under the hammer from €65 up to €135.
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €180 up to €210.
Further information:
  • Address: Baltinglass Livestock Mart, Mill Street, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow
  • Contact information:059-6481055 or email – [email protected]
  • Sale days: Cattle sales every Wednesday, with weanling sales in late September. Sheep sales every Saturday. Bi-monthly working dogs and horse sales – see Baltinglass Mart here.

More mart reports:

Read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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