Sheep Reports

Tullow mart report Tuesday 14th January 2020.

Trade remains steady in Tullow with over 1200 sheep on offer.

The forward hgts over 50kg sold from €117 up to a tops of €125 with the majority between €120 and €123. The lighter store ram hgts 30kg sold from €78 upwards with good clean ewes and weathers into the mid €80’s with 37kg up to €42kg sold from €93 up to €106 depending on quality and cleanliness with the high 40kg to 50kg sold from €108 up to a tops of €120.

Cast ewes still remaining a very lively trade. Store ewes from €30 to €35 with the kg with the heavy ewes today up to a tops of €142 and a very strong demand for the fleshed ewe.

In the brood ring we had over 200 in-lamb ewes today 2 & 3 yr olds with approx. 1.8 lambs sold to a tops of €185 with the hgts 2yr old ewes all carrying €1.85 lambs made €195 and overall the genuine 3 &4 yr olds from €130 to €165 with some older full and broken mouth ewes sold from €120 to €150. We also had a small entry of ewes with lambs at foot ewes carrying twins up to €230 per unit and singles sold from €160 up to €180 and a full clearance.

 

Tullow Mart sheep report Tuesday 7th January 2020.

 

A happy new year to one and all with our opening sale bringing over 1400 sheep on offer today and the trade improved by €6 to €7 per head on what we had seen on the closing before Christmas.

 

Heavy lambs today over 50kg selling from €117 up to a tops of €125 with the majority between €118 and €122 with one exceptional price 51kg making €125. Fleshed lambs in the high 40kg selling today from €112 up to €116 depending on quality with a very lively trade for those forward type sheep.

 

Store lambs the lightest stores today being 27kg and they selling form €78 up to €85 depending on quality with those mid 30kg to the early 40kg selling from €88 up to €102. 43kg making €106 one exceptional price.

 

Good lively trade for the cast ewes. Up to €30 with the kg for feeders 60kg ewes making €94 and €95 with the heavy ewes today out to a tops of €138 and they being 96kg making €138.

 

In the brood section full mouth ewes scanned with twins due end of month selling up to a tops of €175 with full and broken mouth ewes with a lamb and half selling from €120 to €140 with some younger ewes carrying a lamb and half selling from €135 up to €160 and a full clearance in all classes.

 

Next week Tuesday 14th January in conjunction with the weekly sheep sale we have a special entry of 50 ewes scanned in lamb carrying 1.8 lambs due from 20th January and also 20 ewes carrying 2 lambs per head due from 1st March.