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Suffolk-cross hoggets top of the day at Baltinglass

There was a “good trade” for hogget ewes, mainly Suffolk-crosses, and ewe lambs at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (August 22nd), according to Tom Coleman.

He reported a “very big” sale with prices on par with the previous week’s levels.

Sample prices

  • X10 45kg – €138;
  • X14 38kg – €132;
  • X10 42kg – €126;
  • X7 35kg – €125;
  • X10 44kg – €123;
  • X6 37kg – €120;
  • X20 43kg – €115;
  • X11 35kg – €112;
  • X12 47kg – €108;
  • X10 35kg – €105;
  • X23 48kg – €105;
  • X12 41kg – €100;
  • X10 45kg – €99;
  • X18 42kg – €98;
  • X11 40kg – €95;
  • X13 41kg – €93;
  • X14 43kg – €91;
  • X20 38kg – €89;
  • X12 35kg – €86;
  • X10 34kg – €84;
  • X11 33kg – €83.

Other categories:

  • Hogget ewes – €150-€190/head;
  • Cast ewes – €65-€95/head.

Image source: Baltinglass Livestock Mart / Facebook

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