• Date: 02/01/2019
  • Type: Sheep

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

02/01/2019 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

With the first sheep sale of 2019 held in Tullow on Wednesday 2nd January we had over 600 sheep on offer with the trade opening as a lively trade with a strong demand noticed for the well fleshed hoggets.

Hoggets over 50kg sold today from €112 up to a tops of €121 with one exceptional lot 53kg making €121 while we saw the forward type store hogget over 45kg selling from €100 up to a tops of 48kg making €114 with the majority between €106 and €110. The lighter store hoggets selling from a base of €78 and €80 for those lighter type stores with the majority of those 36kg to 39kg selling from the mid €80’s up to €95 with some pushing over 40kg breaking the €100.

Cast ewes a lively trade for the feeding type ewes with the stronger feeding ewes €15 to €22 with the kg with the lighter store ewes selling from €10 to €15 with the kg while we saw some in lamb breeding sheep today genuine hoggets and 2yr olds carrying approx. 1.8 lambs selling up to a tops of €150 per head.

Next Tuesday in conjunction with our weekly sheep sale we have a special entry of 40 SFX ewes scanned in lamb due mid-February carrying 1.9 lambs to a Texel at 12 noon.

We would like to wish all our customers a very Happy New Year and look forward to doing business for them in the year ahead.

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