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‘Lots of customers’ for spring lambs and for ewes with lambs at foot at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep prices – 08-05-2021

According to Tom Coleman, a smaller entry of sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, May 8th, 2021.

Speaking following the sale, the mart manager, said: “A smaller sale today but a great trade. Lots of customers for spring lambs and for ewes with lambs at foot,”

Summary: Baltinglass Mart 08-05-2021: 

  • 3 x 53kg – €166;
  • 4 x 51kg – €164;
  • 2 x 45kg – €149;
  • 3 x 60kg – €164;
  • 1 x 45kg – €146;
  • 3 x 50kg – €145;
  • 2 x 42kg – €137;;
  • 13 x 48kg – €136
  • 12 x 40kg – €114;
  • 8 x 40kg – €101;
  • 6 x 37kg – €98.

Sheep sale: other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €180 up to €215/unit;
  • Cast ewes ranged from €60 to €157.

Small store lambs improve by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep prices – 01-05-2021

According to Tom Coleman, a smaller entry went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, May 1st, 2021.

The mart manager noted that “prices [were] slightly easier than last week”. “Buyers and sellers are looking forward to around the ring sales in the near future.”

Baltinglass Mart 01-05-2021

Sample prices:
  • 9x 48kg – €154;
  • 18x 50kg – €154;
  • 2x 50kg – €140;
  • 13x 38kg – €130;
  • 5x 40kg – €109;
  • 7x 36kg – €99;
  • 5x 37kg – €97;
  • 6x 35kg – €85;
  • 9x 31kg – €82.
Other categories:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot made from €125up to €210;
  • Cast ewes sold from €60 up to €130.
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.

Mart reports

You can find more mart reports (with cattle and sheep prices) here.

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