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Heavier lambs up €3-€5/head at Baltinglass

Sheep met with an improved trade at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (August 29th), according to Tom Coleman.

He reported a “very strong” trade for all types, especially small lambs, which improved by €5-€7/head, while heavier lambs were up €3-€5/head.

Sample prices:

  • X15 38kg – €122;
  • X2 47kg – €120;
  • X6 36kg – €110;
  • X5 48kg – €108;
  • X16 40kg – €100;
  • X16 45kg – €100;
  • X11 44kg – €98;
  • X12 43kg – €97;
  • X9 43kg – €95;
  • X3 38kg – €94;
  • X21 39kg – €93;
  • X12 41kg – €100;
  • X10 36kg -€92;
  • X9 41kg – €92;
  • X15 41kg – €92;
  • X12 41kg – €89;
  • X17 38kg – €89;
  • X20 40kg – €88;
  • X12 35kg – €86;
  • X15 35kg – €81;
  • X10 29kg – €80;
  • X12 32kg – €77;
  • X16 30kg – €74.

Other categories:

  • Hogget ewes – €145-€196/head;
  • 3 and 4-years-old – €110 – €145/head;
  • Cast ewes €65 -€90.
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