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Over 3,000 sheep on offer at Carnew

With some 3,200 sheep an offer at Carnew Mart on Thursday, July 23rd, an “excellent” trade was reported by David Quinn.

The mart manager reported strong demand for all classes with “prices fully maintained at last week’s levels”. 

Butcher lambs sold to €122 while good quality ewe lambs peaked at €133.

Cull ewes made a top price of €137 while hogget ewes went under the hammer from €160 to €190.

Summary

  • Lambs over 50kg – €116 to €122;
  • 45 to 49kg – €108 to €118;
  • 40 to 45kg – €96 to €112;
  • 35 to 39kg – €83 to €101;
  • Under 35kg – €65 to €84;
  • Ewes lambs – €95 to €133;
  • Heavy cull ewes – €120 to €137;
  • Light cull ewes – €57 to €100;
  • Breeding ewes – €140 to €190.

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