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Good demand for hogget ewes at Mountbellew

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There was a larger number of sheep on offer in Mountbellew Mart’s sheep sale on Saturday (May 9th), according to a mart spokesperson.

The spokesperson reported that there was a good demand for ewe hoggets while spring lamb prices remained steady. The stag ewe trade declined in comparison to the previous week, however.

Spring lambs:

  • X8 40kg – €113;
  • X4 38kg – €168;
  • X8 43,5kg – €119;
  • X12 46kg – €130;
  • X4 34kg – €93.

Hogget ewes:

  • X5 50kg – €140;
  • X11 48kg – €135;
  • X8 56kg – €166;
  • X10 €60 – €156.

Ewes with lambs:

  • Singles – €155-€210
  • Twins – €220 to €260.
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Other categories:

  • Stag ewes – €90- €120/head.
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