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Strong trade for quality butcher and factory lambs at Baltinglass

Lambs in the 40 – 45kg weight bracket met with an improved trade at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, February 29th, according to Tom Coleman.

He noted that trade was strong for quality butcher and factory lambs. A top call of €140 was recorded for entries weighing 55.5kgs.

50-60kg types climbed from €120-€140, while 40-50kg entries fetched from €109-€119 and lighter stores peaked at €108.

Prices:

  • X6 55.5kg – €140;
  • X4 50kg – €135;
  • X6 47kg – €126;
  • X7 48kg – €123;
  • X3 43kg – €122;
  • X6 44kg – €121;
  • X10 45kg – €120;
  • X9 51kg – €119;
  • X1 45kg – €114;
  • X10 38kg – €110;
  • X7 40kg – €109;
  • X12 39kg – €109;
  • X10 36kg  – €105;
  • X11 33kg – €97;
  • X40 36kg – €94;
  • X10 33kg – €86;
  • X15 31kg – €74;
  • X16 29kg – €70.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes – €80-€128;
  • Ewes scanned in-lamb peaked at €175.
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