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Spring lambs top out at €144.50 at Carnew

There was a large entry of sheep on offer at Carnew Mart’s sheep sale on Thursday (April 23rd), according to David Quinn.

The mart manager pointed out that some 1,470 sheep were entered into the sale which saw a strong demand for all types.

Spring lambs made up to €144.50, while hoggets reached €145 and cull ewes topped out at €155.

Lambs:

  • 16 – 45kg – €135;
  • 10 – 60kg – €144.50;
  • 11 – 38kg – €115;
  • 12 – 44kg – €134;
  • 12 – 46kg – €135.50;
  • 12 – 50kg – €141;
  • 19 – 47kg – €134.50.

Hoggets:

  • 22 – 53kg – €142;
  • 42 – 41kg – €101;
  • 22 – 44kg – €120;
  • 60 – 55kg – €144;
  • 16 – 44kg – €120;
  • 19 – 42kg – €110.

Other:

  • Heavy cull ewes – €125-€155;
  • Light cull ewes – €75-€115;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot – €155-€215.

Image source: Carnew Mart Facebook

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