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Sheep markets news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest sheep market news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all developments in the sheep farming sector including sheep prices and sheep sales.
There is more life in the trade for hoggets, but the spring lamb trade is still slow to build.
By Peter Varley on 23 March 2017
Farmers are in a better bargaining position as the weekly hogget kill drops for the second week in a row.
By Peter Varley on 23 March 2017
The hogget trade is holding steady in line with factory quotes, but hopes are building for a boost in prices with Easter on the horizon.
By Peter Varley on 23 March 2017
As is the case in most marts, throughput has fallen off, with supplies reducing and some farmers turning their attention to lambing.
By Darren Carty on 20 March 2017
Prices and clearance were up at the latest British Wool Marketing Board auction.
By Darren Carty on 16 March 2017
The trade for cull ewes is intensifying in the marts, with top prices in excess of €130/head for large fleshed ewes.
By Peter Varley on 16 March 2017
The beef trade remains steady this week, with factories quoting 336p up to 346p/kg.
By Kieran Mailey on 16 March 2017
Quotes for spring lambs are starting at €6/kg this week, which is 50c/kg behind this time last year.
By Peter Varley on 16 March 2017
Factory quotes remain unchanged, but tighter numbers have helped to keep a firmer edge to beef price this week, with reports of 346p to 352p/kg.
By Kieran Mailey on 09 March 2017
There is a growing differential between quotes, prices paid to individual sellers and prices on offer to those trading at the higher end of the market.
By Darren Carty on 09 March 2017
Last Monday evening's sale at Kingsocurt Mart saw an improved trade for heavy hoggets and fat ewes.
By Nathan Tuffy on 09 March 2017
Demand for hoggets is firm after recent gains.
By Peter Varley on 09 March 2017
Large numbers of Ewes and Lambs, Hoggets...
Texel Suffolk X Ewes Scanned all showing twin lambs.Longford. Telephone 086 3...
39 crossbred ewes in lamb to 5 star New Zealand Suffolk ram. Suffolk/Texel/...

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