Sheepwatch: more customers for store lambs
Mart managers are reporting lively trade for store lambs, but prices are holding steady.
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.