Raphoe Mart – sheep prices – 05-04-2021
The mart manager reported “an excellent online trade throughout”.
Raphoe Mart sheep prices 05-04-2021
Spring lambs sold at:
- €160 to €180 for 42-44kgs;
- €180 to €192 for 45-50kgs.
Hoggets sold at:
- €100 to €130 for 35-41kgs;
- €130 to €160 for 42-47kgs;
- €160 to €176 for 48-55kgs.
- Ewes with one lamb sold from €150 to €210;
- Ewes with two lambs sold from €220 to €345 with one pedigree registered Texel ewe (one-year-old) with two pedigree non-registered ewe lambs selling to an exceptional €505.
- Fat ewes sold from €80 to a high of €220.
Prices at last week’s sheep sale
The mart manager reported that “spring lambs, in particular, met a brisk online trade with plenty of competition from farmers and butchers for these”.
Raphoe Mart sheep prices 29-03-2021
- 1st prize-winning spring 50kgs were exhibited by Johnny Gibbons and purchased by William Doherty Butchers Clonmany for €282 each;
- 2nd-prize-winning spring Lambs 48kgs were exhibited by Donal Mullaney and purchased by McCarron Butchers, Raphoe for €278 each;
- 3rd-prize-winning spring lambs 48kgs were exhibited by John Gallagher and purchased by McCarron Butchers Raphoe for €240 each.
Other spring lambs sold at:
- €120 to €150 for 33-36kgs;
- €150 to €180 for 37-39kgs;
- €180 to €238 for 40-50kgs.
- Hoggets ranged from €110 to a high of €172 for 54kgs;
- Ewes with one lamb sold from €140 to €200;
- Ewes with two lambs sold from €220 to €320 with one ewe and two lambs selling for €370.
- Fat ewes went under the hammer from €80 to €192.
- Sale days: Sheep sale – Mondays at 11 am. Cattle sale – Thursdays at 11am
- Upcoming sales: Next sheep sale on Monday, April 12th, 2021.
- Address: Raphoe Livestock Mart, Lifford, County Donegal.
- Contact: 074 914 5385 or email – [email protected] or see Facebook.
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