Tullow Mart report Tuesday 11th July 2017.
Another large sale for the day of the year in Tullow with trade similar to last week possibly easier by €1 or €2 for the heavier type lambs.
Lambs over 45kg today sold from €115 to €125 with a couple of pens pushing up to €130.
Heavier fleshed lambs over 40kg sold today from €98 up to €110 with a couple of pens 44kg up to €116.
Very lively trade for the store lambs 37kg and 38kg up to 41kg and 42kg store types selling from €85 to €96 with the lighter stores selling from a base of €68 they being 25kg all ram lambs.
Cast ewes improved trade selling from €18 to €20 with the kg for the majority of those feeding types ewes with the fleshed ewes up to a tops of €135 and a very lively trade.
In the brood section hogget ewes selling from €165 to €185 with some stronger sharper hoggets pushing up to a tops of €202 while aged ewes 2yr olds and 3yr olds selling up to €145 with older ewes selling from a base of €110.
An overall full clearance today in Tullow heavy lambs a little easier, stores steady on the last number of weeks with cast ewes somewhat brighter.
Tullow mart report Tuesday 4th July 2017
1500 sheep on offer today in Tullow with a very lively trade for those butcher and heavier type lambs remaining steady with the factory lambs easier by €3 to €4 in some cases.
Lambs over 46kg selling from €120 up to a tops of €138 with the majority selling from €126 to €130.
Factory type lambs over 40kg selling in the region of €102 up to €114 with some 44kg and 45kg touching up to €120 for well fleshed lambs.
Very active farmer trade for the stores for the 37kg to 40kg again selling in the region of €87 up to €95 with some pens pushing up towards €100 while the lighter store lambs 26kg making €75 possibly the price of the day with the majority of those 30kg to 34kg selling from €75 to €82 for the ewes and weather types.
Cast ewes improved by €1 or €2 for the feeding types selling from €15 to €18 with the kg while the heavier ewes pushing up to a tops of €130 today.
In the brood ring a very active trade for the hogget ewes . Multiple pens selling up to a tops of €202 with the majority selling from €160 to €180 while aged ewes sold from a base of €120 up to a tops of €145 with a special entry of 4 and full mouth ewes averaging €138.
Irish Charollais Sheep Society Hogget Ram sale good clearance for the quality rams selling from €450 up to €710 per head