Tullow
  • Date: 05/02/2019
  • Type: Sheep

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

05/02/2019 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

Very large sale in Tullow for the day of the year with over 1100 hoggets on offer the trade resembling strong and steady with fleshed hoggets over 50kg to 52kg today and upwards selling in the region from €126 up to a tops of €134 with the price of the day being 52kg at €133. The forward store hoggets over 45kg selling in the region of €120 to €128 today with the majority between €124 and €126 and the lighter store hoggets over 40kg selling from €100 upwards with the majority of those clean well presented ewes and weather types selling from €108 up to €116 and €117. Lighter store hoggets selling from a base of €85 with the 32kg to 34kg selling from €85 up to the mid €90’s and some of those 37kg and 38kg pushing to €102.

Cast ewes maybe easier by €1 or €2 on the previous week but still a strong lively trade selling up to €20 and €22 with the kg for the feeding type ewes with the heavy ewes pushing out to a tops of €141 today but they were exceptionally strong heavy ewes.

In the brood ring in-lamb ewes younger ewes who had scanned with approximately 1.7 lambs selling from €150 to €180 per head with some older type ewes with approximately a lamb and half selling from a base of €120.  A very lively trade for ewes with lambs at foot and we had over 50 ewes with lambs at foot and they selling singles aged ewes from €170 up to a tops of €210 for younger ewes with singles with the twins aged ewes from a base of €190 up to €265 for two year old ewe with twin lambs at foot.

A very lively trade across the board and plenty of sheep on offer.

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