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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Cull ewes sell to €150/head at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart – sheep prices – 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.
Baltinglass Mart – 03-04-2021

A smaller entry of sheep was on offer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, according to Tom Coleman.

The mart manager reported, “a small sale being Easter Saturday”. “Prices for all sheep were well maintained for last week.”

Baltinglass Mart sheep sale 03-04-2021
  • 2 55kg – €169;
  • 10 55kg – €168;
  • 1 50kg – €164;
  • 5 50kg – €160;
  • 1 50kg – €160;
  • 12 44kg – €146;
  • 2 50kg – €140;
  • 5 40kg – €135;
  • 6 36kg – €127;
  • 2 32kg – €110;
  • 8 31kg – €109;
  • 5 35kg – €105.
Other categories:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot in demand and made up to €250/unit;
  • Cast ewes sold from €60 up to €120.
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 – see here.
More mart reports:

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

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