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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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‘Record’ price of €400 for ewe with twin lambs at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart – sheep prices – 22-05-2021

According to Tom Coleman, a larger entry went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021.

The mart manager reported a “very strong” trade for spring lambs with a top price of €169 for top-quality 46kg entries.

“Ewes with lambs at foot in good demand with brisk bidding from the ring and online. A record price of €400 was had for a ewe and two lambs,” Coleman added.

Baltinglass Mart 22-05-2021 – prices: 
  • 6 x 55kg – €172;
  • 16 x 46kg – €169;
  • 2 x 50kg – €167;
  • 6 x 43kg – €158;
  • 2 x 47kg – €144;
  • 5 x 48kg – €158;
  • 3 x 50kg – €156;
  • 2 x 45kg – €155;
  • 2 x 40kg – €155;
  • 5 x 40kg – €140;
  • 4 x 45kg – €138;
  • 25 x 36kg – €120.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot made from €160 up to €400;
  • Cast ewes climbed from €60 up to €135.

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.
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. You can find more info here.

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