• Date: 02/01/2018
  • Type: Sheep

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

02/01/2018 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

Opening sheep sale for 2018 meeting a very lively trade with the heavy hoggets over 50kg selling in the region from €110 up to €120 with the majority from €112 €118 51kg making €118.


Fleshed lambs over 45kg improved trade selling from €102 up to €112 with the majority from €104 to €108 while the store hoggets over 40kg meeting a good farmer demand selling from €90 up to €102 with the majority from €94 to €98 while the lightest store lambs offered today selling from a base of €75.


The feeding ewes from €10 to €15 per kg with a good lively trade for those younger fit feeding type ewes while the heavy ewes meeting an excellent trade today up to a tops of €135 per head they being 110kg.


We had some in-lamb ewes today selling in the region of €140 to €160 carrying approximately 1.8 lambs spanning from 2, 3 and 4 yr olds.


We have a dispersal sale of 180 Belclare X Ewes on Tuesday 16th January at 12.30pm scanning approximately 1.7 lambs. The farmer is changing his system of farming.


Finally we would like to wish all our customers a very happy and prosperous new year and every good health for 2018.

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