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‘Plenty’ of customers for ewes with lambs at foot at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart – sheep prices – 24-04-2021

According to Tom Coleman, a larger entry went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, April 24th.

The mart manager reported a “very strong trade for all sheep” at its weekly sale.

Speaking following the sale, he said: “Plenty of customers for ewes with lambs at foot, especially the stronger lamb. A top price of €168, 5 entries at 50kg, was paid for spring lambs.”

Baltinglass Mart 24-04-2021:

  • 5 50kg – €168;
  • 18 56kg – €166;
  • 8 47kg – €162;
  • 11 43kg – €158;
  • 4 45kg – €156;
  • 6 54kg – €150;
  • 3 48kg – €148;
  • 3 41kg – €130;
  • 2 40kg – €120;
  • 6 28kg – €108;
  • 2 57kg – €97;
  • 4 35kg – €85;
  • 8 30kg – €82.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot made from €150 with a single lamb up to €285 for doubles;
  • Cast ewes ranged from €65 up to €145.

Prices at Baltinglass Mart last week

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.
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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