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‘Very strong’ trade for ewes with lambs at foot at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 17-04-2021

According to Tom Coleman, there was a complete clearance of stock at Baltinglass Mart’s sheep sale on Saturday, April 17th, 2021.

He reported a “very strong trade for ewes with lambs at foot, especially stronger lambs”.

“Hoggets were a great trade and heavy cast ewes also sold very well,” he remarked.

Baltinglass Mart 17-04-2021:

  • 6 x 35kg – €102;
  • 7 x 55kg – €158;
  • 10 x 45kg – €148;
  • 2 x 50kg – €145;
  • 6 x 55kg – €143;
  • 2 x 50kg – €132;
  • 6 x 37kg – €118;
  • 3 x 35kg – €92;
  • 4 x 29kg – €84;
  • 8 x 30kg – €82;
  • 6 x 30kg – €105.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot sold for up to €270/family;
  • Cast ewes ranged from €60 up to €140.

Baltinglass Mart 10-04-2021:

All types of sheep met with a “very strong” trade at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, April 10th, 2021, according to Tom Coleman.

Speaking following the sale, the mart manager, said:

“Great demand and a good show of ewes with lambs at foot. There was almost a complete clearance of stock. Spring lambs were a good trade and numbers are starting to come out.”

Prices – Baltinglass Mart sheep 10-04-2021:
  • 2 55kg – €168;
  • 3 50kg – €172;
  • 1 50kg – €172;
  • 2 60kg – €172;
  • 4 47kg – €166;
  • 4 41kg – €156;
  • 2 42kg – €144;
  • 1 30kg – €144;
  • 5 41kg – €142;
  • 2 40kg – €140;
  • 7 35kg – €130;
  • 8 34kg – €118;
  • 5 30kg – €110;
  • 6 30kg – €105;
  • 2 26kg – €84;
  • 6 30kg – €80.
Other categories:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot were in “strong demand” and made up to €275/family;
  • Cast ewes fetched from €65 up to €150.
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.
More mart reports:

You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming by clicking here.

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