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Conor Halpin
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Lambs back €3-€7/hd at Ennis

Ennis Mart – sheep prices – 17-01-2022

According to a spokesperson, over 550 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, January 17th, 2022.

They reported that prices were back about €7/head, especially heavy lambs.

“The factory type lambs held better with a drop of €3-€5/hd,” the spokesperson commented.

“The cull ewes held the trade and made to €156.  Ewes and lambs at foot made to €271 for ewes with pairs.” They added.

Ennis Mart 17-01-2022:

Lamb prices:

  • 12 @ 58.5kgs – €158 – €2.70/kg;
  • 12 @ 54kgs – €157 – €2.90/kg;
  • 11 @ 55kgs – €157 – €2.81/kg;
  • 11 @ 49kgs – €150 – €3.06/kg;
  • 14 @ 44.5kgs – €140 – €3.14/kg;
  • 11 @ 50kgs – €133 – €2.66/kg;
  • 9 @ 48.5kgs – €133 – €2.74/kg;
  • 10 @ 53kgs – €149 – €2.81/kg.

Last week’s sheep prices:

The Clare-based mart held its opening sale of the year on Monday, January 10th, 2022.

A spokesperson reported that just under 500 lots were on offer.

They remarked that “trade overall similar to pre-Christmas trade and a top shout of €169 for lambs”.

“Mostly heavy lambs were available and stores were scarce. Cull ewes hit €152 and a handful of breeders in-lamb made to €170.”

Lamb prices at Ennis Mart: 

  • 10 @ 54kgs – €167 – €3.09/kg;
  • 12 @ 53.5kgs – €169 – €3.16/kg;
  • 6 @ 58.5kgs – €165 – €2.82/kg;
  • 10 @ 56.5kgs – €163 – €2.88/kg;
  • 11 @ 55kgs – €162 – €2.94/kg;
  • 12 @ 49kgs – €157 – €3.20/kg;
  • 12 @ 54kgs – €162 – €3.00/kg;
  • 6 @ 51kgs – €156 – €3.06/kg.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

  • Every Tuesday: Weanlings, dairy & suckler stock, runners, calves, sheep bull weanlings @ 11am. Heifer weanlings @ 12:30 and calf sale @10.30
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.
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