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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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Lambs to €170/hd & cull ewes to €168/hd at Blessington

Blessington Mart – sheep prices – 16-11-2021

According to a spokesperson, all classes of sheep met with “a very strong” trade at Blessington Mart on 16-11-2021.

They reported this all stock found new homes at its weekly sheep sale.

Blessington Mart 16-11-2021:
  • Heavy lambs – €166-€170 or €108-€115 over;
  • Factory lambs – €145-€166 or €101-€112 over;
  • Store lambs over 40kgs – €132-€144 or €86-€100 over;
  • Also, Store lambs over 35kgs – €105-€130 or €70-€95 over;
  • Store lambs over 30kgs – €85-€116 or €55-€84 over;
  • Heavy ewes – €140-€168/head;
  • Lighter ewes – €86-€136/head.
Last week’s sheep prices:

According to a spokesperson, a “very lively” trade prevailed for heavy lambs at Blessington Mart on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021.

They reported that store lamb prices were “similar” to the previous week.

Blessington Mart 09-11-2021:

  • Heavy lambs – €155-€163;
  • Factory lambs – €138-€155 or €88-€102;
  • Stores over 40kgs – €120-€135 or €80-€93;
  • Store lambs over 35kgs – €96-€120 or €66-€82 over;
  • Store lambs over 30kgs – €68-90 or €38-€60 over;
  • Heavy ewes – €138-€176/head;
  • Lighter ewes – €80-€132/head.
Weanling prices:

Meanwhile, a spokesperson reported that a smaller entry went under the hammer at the mart’s weanling sale last Friday (November 12th, 2021).

They said that both bulls and heifers met with a “very lively” trade. “A lot of customers are still looking stock,” they remarked.

  • Continental bulls – €380-€600 over;
  • HE/AA bulls – €280-€460 over;
  • Continental heifers – €330-€640 over;
  • HE/AA heifers – €240-€380/head.
Cattle prices:

A spokesperson reported that a smaller entry was also on offer at its general cattle sale last Thursday (November 11th, 2021).

“Trade was similar to the previous week for all classes, they noted.

  • Continental store bullocks – €460-€910 over;
  • HE/AA store bullocks – €330-€570 over;
  • Friesian store bullocks – €200-€460 over;
  • Continental store heifers – €400-€640 over;
  • HE/AA store heifers – €400-€460 over;
  • Beef cows – €360-€740 over;
  • Feeding cows – €160-€350 over.

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

Email your reports to – info@thatsfarming.com 

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