Sheep Reports

Tullow mart report Tuesday 16th April 2019.

Another large sale today in Tullow with over 1400 sheep on offer and trade finding hard to remain as steady on last week possibly easier by €1 or €2 for the heavier type hoggets.

Hoggets over 50kg selling from €124 up to a tops of €130 with the majority between €125 and €128 while we saw those well fleshed hoggets over 47kg to 50kg they selling in the region today from €120 upwards with store hoggets selling from a base of €90 with those good clean ewes and weathers mid 40kg selling from €110 up to €122.

Cast ewes €15 to €20 with the kg for the aged feeding type ewe with the younger fitter ewes up to €30 with the kg especially the ewes between 75kg and 90kg with the heavy ewes out today to a tops of €152 and a very strong demand for heavy ewes .

Very lively trade for spring lambs we cant say all out as dear as we were hoping but the majority of lambs offered today between 40kg and 44kg and they sold from €122 up to a tops of €128 with one pen making €132 they being 47kg but again no over joy for the spring lamb.

Ewes with lambs at foot good steady honest trade from €145 up to €180 for singles with aged twin ewes from €175 up to a tops of €265 today with two younger ewes genuine younger 3 and 4 yr olds with twins selling from €210 to €250 per unit.

Tullow mart report Tuesday 9th April 2019.

 

With over 2000 sheep on offer today in Tullow the trade can be said to be much improved. The hgts up by €7 to €8 on last week and the spring lambs improved by €4 to €5.

 

Those hgts over 50kg today selling from €126 up to a tops of €134 with the majority between €128 and €131 while we saw the store hgts those lighter store hgts selling from a base of €95 upwards with some of those good clean 43kg 44kg selling from €110 to €115 and the 48kg to 50kg selling from €120 up to €128 depending on flesh.

 

Cast ewes from €15 to €20 with the kg for the feeding type ewes with the younger fitter ewes up to €30 with the kg with the heavy ewes today out to a tops of €151.

 

Larger number of spring lambs today on offer. Those lambs over 43kg selling from €132 up to a tops of €147 and those being 52kg while we also had some spring lambs 39kg to 42kg and they selling anything from €120 up to €128.

 

Large entry of ewes with lambs at foot over 120. Aged ewes with singles selling from €130 up to €185 today for young ewes with singles while aged ewes with twins from €185 up to a tops today of €265 for genuine two yr olds with twin lambs at foot.

 

250 ewes with lambs at foot for on farm sale can be sold in bundles to suit. Contact Eric 0877767402.

 

 

Tullow mart report Tuesday 2nd April 2019.

Another large sale for the day of the year in Tullow with hoggets improved possibly those heavy hoggets improved by €1 or €2 but still a good steady trade across the board.

Fleshed hoggets over 50kg selling from €124 up to a tops of €130 but the majority were €126 to €128 while we saw the store hoggets selling from a base of €90 upwards with those good 40kg to 44kg selling from €106 up to €115 depending on flesh.

Livelier trade than we have seen for the last few weeks for cast ewes from €15 to €20 with the kg for the feeding ewes with some younger fitter ewes up to €30 with the kg with the heavy ewes out to a tops of €150 but lots of ewes making between €135 and €140.

We set the trade for spring lambs against the factories with 44kg to 48kg selling from €125 to €128 with 41kg today making €119 and we also saw some ewes with lambs at foot singles from €140 to €170 and twins from €160 up to a tops today of €232.