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Pictures and prices: Trade ‘slightly back’ at Dowra

There was another big entry of sheep on offer at Dowra Mart’s sheep sale on Friday (May 22nd) with some 740 entries being auctioned, according to a mart spokesperson.

They reported that trade was slightly back on the previous week, with spring lambs making from €116 up to a top call of €134.50, while a few pens of light store spring lambs climbed to €90-€112.

In a big entry of heavy cull ewes, prices reached up to €130.50 for 8 ewes weighing 93kg, while store ewes made between €50 and €80.

Factory hoggets topped out at €125 – a price that was paid for a pen of 8 weighing 43kg, while ewes with lambs at foot ranged between €120 and €230.

Prices:

  • X24 46.5kg – €134.50;
  • X11 47kg – €133.50;
  • X6 46.5kg – €131;
  • X16 45kg – €130;
  • X22 42kg – €123.50;
  • X11 42kg – €120.50.

[6 spring lambs – 40kg – €109/head or €2.72/kg] 

[9 dry ewes – 75kg – €95/head or €1.26/kg]

[8 spring lambs – 49kg – €134/head or €2.73/kg]

[10 hogget ewes – 49kg – €120/head or €2.45/kg]

[Ram – 74kg – €84 or €1.13/kg]
[5 ewes with 10 lambs at foot – €230 each]
[6 ewes with 12 lambs at foot – €195 each]

Image source: Dowra Mart Ltd Facebook

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