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Ewes reach €250 at Baltinglass

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Almost a full clearance was recorded at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (August 19th) where the annual Hill Cheviot Show and Sale was held in conjunction with its usual sale.

Speaking following the sale, Tom Coleman, said: “It was a great success with a full yard of sheep and almost a complete clearance. €250 was the top price paid for ewes.”

Prices:

  • X10 50kg – €167;
  • X14 45kg – €134;
  • X10 42kg – €130;
  • X1043kg – €127;
  • X5 45kg – €125;
  • X15 40kg – €124;
  • X10 34kg – €118;
  • X10 34kg – €117;
  • X5 36kg – €115;
  • X10 29kg – €110;
  • X14 34kg – €106;
  • X10 35kg – €105;
  • X32 45kg – €104;
  • X10 42kg – €101;
  • X10 31kg – €91;
  • X10 32kg – €91;
  • X11 31kg – €90;
  • X13 37kg – €85;
  • X18 38kg – €84.

Other categories:

  • Hogget Ewes – Suffolk-crosses and Cheviots – €170 up to €250;
  • 2 and 3-year-olds – up €215;
  • Cast ewes – €65 -€100;
  • Rams – €280-€450.
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