A clever display of 720 sheep were on offer during Station Road Mart, Cootehill, Co. Cavan, on Tuesday evening, Nov 17.
The mart’s manager, Jimmy O’Reilly, pronounced that whatever sheep came by a doorway of a outlet were simply sold, with a good direct opposite a house for all classes of sheep.
He remarkable a store lambs were one of a strongest trades, with both light and brazen stores in high demand.
He said: “Those light, long-keep store lambs are creation adult on €3.00/kg and a bit some-more with it. The heavier stores are also going well, with a infancy of those forms offered from €2.60-2.70/kg.
Again, it’s especially farmers we are saying that are shopping a stores. we saw some light stores on Tuesday weighing 26.5kg creation €80/head and some heavier stores in a 40kg joint offered for €104/head.
“Moving towards a heavier lambs, again there’s a really good direct for bureau and grocer lambs. We are saying a good series entrance by a outlet and they are offered really well.
“On Tuesday evening, grocer lambs done adult to €128/kg for lambs weighing 51kg. We have 3 or 4 grocer lambs entrance in to us shopping these lambs regularly.
“As good as that, we have a clever conspirator of bureau agents that are holding what lambs they can get a reason of. We saw some clever prices of €118-121/head for lambs weighing 46-47.5kg on Tuesday.
“Moving onto a winnow ewe trade, again there’s a good direct for those complicated ewes. Prices reached €129/head for fleshed ewes.
“Overall, I’d contend a trade is really good; there’s a good direct for all forms of sheep and that was clear Tuesday as all was scarcely sold.”