Wednesday May 15th – Mart Report – Sheep Prices

There were smaller numbers on offer this week. There was a dip in trade for Spring Lamb with prices fetching €120 for 50.2kgs. Prices for finished hoggets peaked at €105 for 52.7kgs. There was a steady trade for Cast Ewes with prices ranging from €68 up to €120. There was a smaller entry of Ewes with lambs at foot on offer this week, there was a brisk trade for them with a full clearance.  Sales continue each Wednesday at 11 a.m. for Lambs, Cast Ewes & Ewes with lambs at foot.  

Sample Prices ; Spring Lamb

50.2kgs €120, 58kgs €120, 52.4kgs €118, 54.3kgs €117,

48kgs €117, 55kgs €117, 47.8kgs €115, 44.5kgs €114,

44.2kgs €112, 41.6kgs €110.

Finished Hoggets:

52.7kgs €105, 50.8kgs €102, 55.7kgs €100.

Cast Ewes made from €61 to €120 per lot.

Ewe with two lambs @ foot made up to €248.

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