• Date: 22/01/2019
  • Type: Sheep

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

22/01/2019 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

Sheep report Tuesday 22nd January 2019.


With over 1,000 sheep on offer today in Tullow trade continues to meet a rising demand with the fleshed hoggets meeting an excellent trade today with a lot of both butcher and factory agents present.


Trade for hoggets over 50kg selling in the region from €120 up to a tops of €128 with the majority between €122 and €126 while we saw forward fleshed hoggets 46kg upwards selling today from €115 up to a tops of €124 with the majority from €118 to €121 while over in the lighter store hoggets from 40kg upwards selling from €103 up to a tops of €112 for 44kg store types with the lighter store hoggets selling from a base of €80 with a very active demand for the store and fleshed hogget.


Cast ewes €15 to €20 with the kg for the feeding type ewes with up to €25 for the younger fitter ewes a livelier trade here with the heavy ewes today up to a tops of €128.


In the brood ring we had a dispersal sale of 100 ewes in lamb carrying approximately 1.9 lambs met with a very honest and steady trade as we have seen for the last number of weeks for those good stronger type ewes with a crop of lambs selling from €170 up to a tops today of €188 with the 100 ewes averaging a price of €182. We also had some older broken mouth ewes scanned in lamb and they sold from a base of €120 per head. Ewes with lambs at foot starting to see a few of these around the ring and they selling today a ewe with a single lamb €175 up to €180 with the younger ewes with twin lambs at foot making up to a tops today of €237 per unit.


We have our Fat Stock Show & Sale Males this Friday 25th January and the Females on Friday 1st February.


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