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Store lambs easier by €1-2/head at Blessington

Fat lambs improved by €1-€3/head, while store lambs were easier by €1-€2/head at Blessington Mart on Tuesday, August 25h, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that all other classes met with a “very good” trade with numbers increase week-on-week.

“Lots of customers for breeding hoggets and Suffolk-cross ewe lambs.” the mart spokesperson added.


  • Heavy lambs – €111-€119/head or €62-€70 over;
  • Factory lambs – €100-€112/head or €58-€88 over;
  • Store lambs over 35kgs – €80-€96/head or €45-€56 over;
  • Store lambs under 35kgs – €70-€88/head or €43-€53 over;
  • Suffolk-cross ewe lambs – €100-€150/head or €70-€112 over;
  • Fat ewes – €128-€145/head;
  • Feeding ewes – €80-€110/head;
  • Suffolk hogget ewes – €187-€230/head.

Image source: Blessington Mart / Facebook

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