• Date: 05/12/2017
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Tullow (Co. Carlow)
  • Address: Tullow Livestock Sales Ltd Barrack Street, Tullow, Co. Carlow.
  • Webpage: Tullow Mart

05/12/2017 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report


Large sale with over 1500 sheep on offer for the day of the year meeting with a trade similar to last week for the stores while the heavy lambs possibly easier by €1 to €2 in some cases.

Heavy lambs over 48kg today selling in the region from €100 up to a tops today of €108 they being 52kg but the majority selling from €101 to €105.

Forward stores over 44kg selling in the region from €94 and €95 up to €100 for the store types with some ewe lambs well presented pushing up to a tops of €105.

Stores over 35kg equally meeting a farmer demand selling from a base of €78 for ram lamb types with the majority of those good clean stores selling from €83 and €84 up to €92 with some ewe lambs in this class pushing up to €100.

The lightest lambs offered today stores ram lambs making a base price of €68 but the majority of those 30kg selling from €72 to €78.

Cast ewes feeding ewes selling from a base of €10 with the kg up to €15 with the kg for the younger fitter type ewes while the heavy ewes up to a tops of €125.

Small entry of in-lamb ewes selling from €140 to €165 per head.

Just to remind everyone that our final sheep sale for 2017 is on Tuesday 19th December and our opening sheep sale for 2018 will be on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

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