Tullow
  • Date: 12/02/2019
  • Type: Sheep

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

12/02/2019 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

Tullow mart report Tuesday 12th February 2019.

Large sale today in Tullow with over 1400 hoggets on offer. Trade for the fleshed hoggets steady on last week but no improvement amongst a difficult week in the factories.

Hoggets over 53kg today selling in the region from €128 up to a tops of €134 today with the majority between €129 and €131. The lighter store hoggets over 45kg fleshed hoggets up from the mid €120’s up to €130 at the tops with the lighter store fleshed hoggets selling from a base of €80 with those good 37kg to 42kg store hoggets selling from €98 up to €115 for the 44kg and 45kg.

Cast ewes maybe easier on last weeks prices by €1 or €2 more €15 than €20 with the kg but selling from €15 to €20 with the kg with the heavy ewes out to a tops today of €132.

A very lively day in the brood ring for in lamb ewes. 2 yr old ewes scanned carrying 1.8 lambs selling up to a tops today of €215 with a very strong steady trade from €180 to €202 for the rest while we saw ewes with lambs at foot single lambs from €140 up to a tops of €240 for younger ewes with twin lambs at foot. Overall a very demanding trade for ewes with lambs at foot and these numbers wanted for next week.

We have 250 Belclare, Lleyn and Suffolk X ewes for sale next Tuesday

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