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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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Strong farmer demand for ewes with lambs at foot at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep prices – 15-05-2021

According to Tom Coleman, a smaller entry of sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, May 15th, 2021.

He reported strong farmer demand for ewes with lambs at foot as he noted that “prices were well maintained” on the previous week.

Baltinglass Mart 15-05-2021:

  • 55kg – €167;
  • 2 55kg – €167;
  • 3 43kg – €159;
  • 10 41kg – €153;
  • 3 56kg – €153;
  • 7 43kg – €140;
  • 6 42kg – €140;
  • 8 40kg – €136.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot made from €180 up to €250;
  • Cast ewes ranged from €60 up to €140.

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.
Further information:
  • Address: Baltinglass Livestock Mart, Mill Street, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow
  • Contact information:059-6481055 or email – mart@kinsella.ie
  • Sale days: Cattle sales every Wednesday, with weanling sales in late September. Sheep sales every Saturday. Bi-monthly working dogs and horse sales.

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