There were a larger number of sheep on offer than in previous weeks at Blessington Mart’s sheep sale on Tuesday (May 12th), according to a mart spokesperson.
On the day, spring lamb prices increased by €2-€4 per head, while trade was unchanged for other classes.
- Spring lambs – €118-€133 or €80-€88 over;
- Fat hoggets – €118-€130 or €70-€82 over;
- Fat ewes – €124-€140/head;
- Store ewes – €60-€115/head;
- Ewes with lambs at foot – €140-€230/head.
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