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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Prices were up €2-€4/head at Baltinglass Mart

Prices were up €2-€4/head at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, November 28th, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that although a smaller entry went under the hammer, all categories met with a “very brisk trade”. “Buyers and Sellers look forward to a socially-distanced ringside and online sale next week.”

Lamb prices:
  • X15 40KG – €116;
  • X8 45KG – €105;
  • X5 43KG – €104;
  • X8 40KG – €103;
  • X7 38KG – €100;
  • 10 37KG – €99;
  • X7 39KG – €98;
  • X5 39KG – €98;
  • X4 36KG – €97;
  • X13 35KG – €97;
  • X2 35KG – €94;
  • X11 37KG – €92;
  • X10 29KG – €90;
  • X12 34KG – €87;
  • X10 40KG – €89;
  • X7 35KG – €87;
  • X11 34KG – €83;
  • X5 28KG – €75;
  • X11 21KG – €55;
  • X2 30KG – €53.
Other categories:

Cast ewes – €85 up to €120/head.

Sheep prices last week

Very lively” online bidding led to a complete clearance of stock at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, November 21st.

That is according to a spokesperson who reported that good stores were in demand. “Prices were well maintained or a little better than last week.”

Sample prices:
  • X3 57kg – €122;
  • X15 49kg – €117;
  • X15 47kg – €115;
  • X14 48kg – €115;
  • X18 46kg – €114;
  • X4 45kg – €110;
  • X6 46kg – €110;
  • X2 45kg – €110;
  • X16 45kg – €108;
  • X9 45kg – €108;
  • X10 43kg -€108;
  • X5 43kg – €107;
  • X14 42kg – €105;
  • X18 41kg – €105;
  • X12 42kg – €104;
  • X10 38kg – €103;
  • X14 38kg – €99;
  • X10 37kg – €95;
  • X10 34kg – €95;
  • X12 35kg – €88;
  • X10 36g – €80;
  • X18 32kg – €79;
  • X10 30kg – €74.
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