• Date: 07/09/2021
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Tuam (Co. Galway)
  • Address: Tuam Mart Church View, Corralea West, Tuam, Co. Galway
  • Webpage: Tuam Mart

07/09/2021 - Tuam Sheep Mart Report

Tuam Mart's Sheep Sale on Tuesday 7th of September saw close to 3000 sheep presented for sale. There was a rise in the number of Hoggets and Breeding Ewes in comparison to previous weeks. Lamb trade was lovely but prices appeared to be slightly back on last week's sale with a similar trend in cull ewe trade. 


Factory Lambs maxed out at €130/head with sample prices for all weights including:

35.5 kg labs by a Claremorris farmer made €102 (€2.87/kg)

41 kg lambs by a Ballindine farmer made €108 (€2.63/kg)

43 kg lambs by a Turloughmore farmer made €115 (€2.67/kg)

46.6 kg lambs by a Cummer farmer made €124 (€2.66/kg) 

48 kg lambs by a Milltown farmer made €120 (€2.50/kg)

50 kg lambs by a Craughwell farmer made €130 (€2.60/kg) 


Sample ewe lamb prices include: 

51 kg lambs by a Kilconly farmer making €160 (€3.14/kg)

45 kg lambs by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer making €150 (€3.33/kg) 

52.5 kg lambs by a Belclare farmer making €2.86/kg

43.6 kg lambs by a Headford farmer making €143 (€3.28/kg)


As mentioned previously a large number of Hoggets were up for sale with the top price of €238/head was achieved by a Brownsgrove farmer with prices averaging €170/head.  

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