• Date: 22/09/2022
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Carnew (Co. Wicklow)
  • Address: Carnew Mart, Lower Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow.
  • Webpage: Carnew Mart

22/09/2022 - Carnew Sheep Mart Report

Thursday 22nd September

Sheep Sale

Smaller sheep sale this week with the week that’s unit. Much more bite in the trade fat sheep well up on previous weeks with a top price of €145 for 48kgs. Stores were also in demand with many farmers around the ring and online for all types of sheep. Cast ewes were scarce on the day but met a very solid trade with store ewes selling between €93 and €130 for ewes weighing 65-75kg.

Fat Lambs
48kg €145
50kg €141
46kg €138
42kg €123
Ewe lambs
40kg €140
36kg €120
32kg €107

Store lambs
38kg €108
37kg €104
35kg €97
33kg €92
28kg €89

In the brood ring hoggets sold to a top price of €210 while most hoggets sold between €170 and €190. Older ewes sold from €130 for the lighter ewes to €170 for the stronger ewes.

Rams were a very lively trade with up to €480 give for a proper aged suffock ram. Ram lambs sold from €220-€350 while Hogget rams sold from €270 to €420

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