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Steady trade for smaller entry of sheep at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 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 – up to €250/unit;
  • Cast ewes sold from €60 up to €120.

Cattle prices – 31-03-2021

A larger entry of “top-quality” light and forward store bullocks and heifers went under the hammer at the mart on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021.

Bullocks:

  • X2 LM – 660kg – €1350;
  • LM – 640kg – €1350;
  • 615kg – €1310;
  • X2 LM – 547kg – €1230;
  • FR – 630kg – €1140;
  • LM – 430kg – €1080;
  • FR – 550kg – €1000;
  • X4 LM – 365kg – €980.

Heifers:

  • CH – 630kg – €1400;
  • LM – 610kg – €1290;
  • 3 LM – 368kg – €840;
  • 3 CH – 365kg – €840;
  • 1 LM – 380kg – €840;
  • CH – 300kg – €800;
  • 4 CH – 340kg – €770;
  • 4 HE – 365kg – €630.

Other categories:

  • Cull cows from €650 – €1010/head.

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 27-03-2021

A smaller entry of sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, March 27th, according to Tom Coleman.

The mart manager reported that prices were easier by €1-€3/head.

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 27-03-2021
  • 3 58kg – €160;
  • 5 55kg – €158;
  • 1 50kg – €158;
  • 8 51kg – €158;
  • 2 37kg – €111;
  • 7 55kg – €157;
  • 4 55kg – €154;
  • 2 50kg – €154;
  • 5 47kg – €152;
  • 10 48kg – €140;
  • 2 42kg – €114;
  • 6 35kg – €96;
  • 2 45kg – €129;
  • 4 23kg – €62;
  • 2 30kg – €70;
  • 6 25kg – €73;
  • 10 22kg – €57.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot up to €260/family;
  • Cast ewes – €65 up to €127/head.
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 Baltinglass Mart.
More mart reports:

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

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