Sheep trends: upward price momentum continues
Prices for lambs are rising week on week since the beginning of January, with large feeders securing up to €5.40/kg
Spring lambs sell to €140 in Mountbellew Mart
Saturday’s sale had a much larger entry of cull ewes and hoggets, while there was an excellent trade for a strong entry of ewes with lambs at foot.
Sheep Trends: factories take stock for Easter
Prices for hoggets are more subdued after a very buoyant period leading into Easter.
Camera at the Mart: good entry of quality spring lambs
There was a stickier trade for spring lambs in Tullamore Mart on Wednesday, with factory buyers reluctant to pass €126 to €128 and heavy lambs selling to a top of €130.