• Date: 25/02/2020
  • Type: Sheep

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

25/02/2020 - Tullow Sheep Mart Report

Tullow mart Tuesday 25th February 2020

Another large sale today in Tullow with over 1400 sheep on offer meeting with a very steady trade. The heavier forward hgts 50kg sold from €136 up to a tops of €145 with the majority between €137 and €141. There was plenty of farmer feeders around the ring for the stores here the lighter stores clean ewes and weathers 32kg to 35kg sold from €93 and €94 up to €105 while the 36kg to 40kg sold from €105 up to a tops of €118 with hgts 40kg upwards store hgts sold from €116 up to €130 depending on quality and cleanliness.

Cast ewes really setting the blaze here the heavy ewes out to a tops of €152 with the store ewes 60kg to 90kg sold from €90 up to €135 with some of those very forward fleshed ewes north of 100kg selling from €128 up to €145.

In the brood ring we saw once again plenty of enthusiasm around the ring for the in lamb ewes with the clearance sale of ewes today the 180 ewes meeting with a very brisk trade and they sold from €165 up to €205 while we had a number of other in lamb ewes 3 & 4 yr olds with the majority selling from €150 to €180. Ewes with single lambs at foot younger ewes sold up to €198 while there was plenty of aged ewes with singles from €150 per unit with younger ewes with doubles up to a tops of €225 and overall a full clearance across the board with all classes.


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