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Baltinglass: Spring lambs to €170 & ewes with lambs to €250

Baltinglass Mart – Cattle Prices – 26-04-2023

Prices maxed out at €250/head at Baltinglass Mart’s sheep sale on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

That is according to a spokesperson who reported that “finer weather brought many farmers to the ringside, and there were also plenty of online bidders”.

“There was an improving trade all around with highs of €250 for ewes with lambs at foot, up to €170 for spring lambs and up to €145/head for ewes.”

Ewes with lambs at foot were in “demand” with prices from €136 up to €250.

Sheep prices:

Spring lambs made up to €170 for 50kg:

  • 12 x 49kg made €162;
  • 20 x 50kg made €162;
  • 20 x 48kg made €162;
  • 4 x 63kg made €159;
  • 7 x 53kg made €142;
  • 1 x 45kg made €141;
  • 3 x 41kg made €130;
  • 2 x 57kg made €125;
  • 1 x 40kg made €123;
  • 4 x 56kg made €120;
  • 4 x 42kg made €120;
  • 11 x 32kg made €106;
  • 11 x 41kg made €102;
  • 1 x 40kg made €99;
  • 8 x 38kg made €97;
  • 3 x 41kg made €96;
  • 7 x 41kg made €130;
  • 2 x 40kg made €93;
  • 11 x 31kg made €92;
  • 9 x 37kg made €90.

Other categories:

  • Ewes made from €70 up to €145
Cattle sale on 26-04-2023

Meanwhile, Wednesday’s cattle sale saw a “very strong trade” for all sorts, with “good” demand for quality types and lighter stores.

Sample cattle prices:

Heifers:

  • AU –  370kg made €970;
  • AU – 370kg made €840;
  • CH – 320kg made €800;
  • 2 BB – 220kg made €685;
  • HE – 175kg made €450.

Bullocks:

  • HE – 540kg made €1400;
  • FR – 560kg made €1330;
  • SI – 490kg made €1250;
  • 4 LM – 220kg made €825;
  • 4 HE – 220kg made €660.

Mart reports

  • Read more mart reports (cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.
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