Wednesday April 17th – Mart Report- Sheep Prices

There were similar numbers on offer this week. This week saw a few entries of Spring lamb for the Easter market. Prices for Spring Lamb fetched €145 for 55.3kgs. Prices for finished hoggets peaked at €130 for 57kgs. There was a steady trade for Cast Ewes with prices ranging from €60 up to €132. Sales continue each Wednesday at 11 a.m. for Lambs, Cast Ewes & Ewes with lambs at foot.  Sheep Scanning Service(Final Day) this Wednesday 24th April (9 a.m. to 10a.m.)

Sample Prices:    Finished Hoggets:

57kgs €130, 64.4kgs €129, 63.3kgs €128, 60.3kgs €125,58.7kgs €125, 50kgs €120, 48kgs €117.

 Spring Lamb

55.3kgs €145, 60.7kgs €145, 49kgs €131, 42.2kgs €127

 Cast Ewes made from €60 to €132 per lot.

Ewe with two lambs @ foot made up to €250.

Ewe with one lamb @ foot made up to €200.

In Lamb Ewes made up to €170.