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Ewes and lambs to €480 at Roscommon

Roscommon Mart – Sheep Prices – 18-05-2022

According to Maura Quigley, larger numbers turned out for Roscommon Mart’s show and sale of lambs on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 (18-05-2022).

The mart manager reported that ewes and lambs at foot made up to €480 for one ewe and twin lambs at foot, while stag ewes fetched up to €200.

Meanwhile, spring lambs topped out at €180, and hoggets changed hands for up to €186 at its weekly sheep sale, where “all classes saw an improvement in trade”.

Roscommon Mart 18-05-2022

Spring lamb prices:

  • 54 kgs – €180;
  • 52.8kgs – €176;
  • 47.6kgs – €175;
  • 48kgs – €175;
  • 45.1kgs – €175;
  • 46kgs – €174;
  • 46.6kgs – €173;
  • 46.2kgs – €173;
  • 44.5kgs – €171;
  • 42.5kgs – €165;
  • 41.6kgs – €164.

Hogget prices:

  • 63 kgs – €186;
  • 4 kgs – €186;
  • 65 kgs – €174;
  • 69 kgs – €173;
  • 66kgs – €172;
  • 52 kgs €169, 50kg €168.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes changed hands from €70 to €200 per lot;
  • Ewes with one lamb at foot made up to €250.

Winners from show and sale of sheep:

Best pen of butcher lambs

  • 1st: Michael O’Boyle
  • 2nd: David Cunningham
  •  3rd: Pat Kelly

Best pen of factory lambs

  • 1st: Mai Connolly
  • 2nd: Enda Gately
  • 3rd: Maureen Joyce

Best pen of factory lambs (Qualtex)

  • 1st: Maureen Joyce
  • 2nd: Mai Connolly
  • 3rd: Alan Martin

Best ewe with two lambs at foot

  • 1st: James Murray
  • 2nd: Dermot McDermott
  • 3rd: Seamus Walsh
Information:
  • Address: Roscommon Co-Operative Livestock Marts Ltd, Circular Road, Co. Roscommon.
  • Contact details: Phone: 090 6626352 or Fax no: – 090 6625689 or email – roscommonmart@gmail.com – or see the mart’s website.
  • Sale days: Sale of lambs and cast ewes on Wednesdays at 11 am (yard opens at 8 am) and cattle sales on Fridays. Sales are also online via LSL Auctions.

Access other cattle and sheep mart reports.

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