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Spring lambs easier by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep prices – 29-05-2021

According to Tom Coleman, spring lambs were easier by €2-€4/head at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, May 29th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that “plenty of customers” for ewes with lambs at foot led to a “very strong trade”. “Online bidding played a bit part in the sale,” Coleman added.

Baltinglass Mart 29-05-2021:
  • 4 x 55kg made €161;
  • 6 x 50kg made €160;
  • 4 x 53kg made €160;
  • 7 x 49kg made €160;
  • 8 x 41kg made €150;
  • 3 x 40kg made €143;
  • 4 x 37kg made €132;
  • 6 x 40kg made €132;
  • 3 x 38kg made €125;
  • 2 x 42kg made €122;
  • 2 x 30kg made €116;
  • 4 x 25kg made €85;
  • 2 x 17kg made €60.
Other categories:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot made from €160 up to €270;
  • Cast ewes ranged from €60 up to €148.

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.
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. You can find more information.

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