Sheep Marts

Store lamb trade drives on another €2-5/head at marts

Store lamb trade drives on another €2-5/head at marts

The big talking point in the sheep trade over the last few weeks has been the rise in factory prices;...

October 16, 2021

Sheep marts: Demand for finished lambs remains strong

Sheep marts: Demand for finished lambs remains strong

Mart managers are continuing to report a strong demand for finished lambs, with prices improved on the week before at...

October 10, 2021

Sheep marts: Factory lambs see an improved trade

Sheep marts: Factory lambs see an improved trade

It’s been a positive week of trading at marts, with a relatively good demand being seen across the board –...

September 24, 2021

Lamb and cull ewe trade eases back at marts

Lamb and cull ewe trade eases back at marts

Lamb prices last week, similar to the previous week, have eased back again at marts to the tune of €3-5/head,...

September 20, 2021

Factory lamb prices take a knock at marts

Factory lamb prices take a knock at marts

Factory lamb prices over the past week at marts have taken a knock of between €2 and €5/head. Cuts in...

September 12, 2021

Sheep marts: Butcher and factory lamb prices see another lift

Sheep marts: Butcher and factory lamb prices see another lift

Another strong and improved week of trading was seen at sheep sales last week, with factory lamb prices improving by...

August 30, 2021

Sheep marts: Improved factory prices filter down into the mart trade

Sheep marts: Improved factory prices filter down into the mart trade

Improved factory prices for lambs last week saw prices at marts rise up to as much as €4/head, according to...

August 23, 2021

Sheep marts: Farmer interest in stores and ewe lambs ‘hots up’

Sheep marts: Farmer interest in stores and ewe lambs ‘hots up’

Plenty of farmers are looking to buy store lambs as well as ewe lambs and are driving the trade of...

August 16, 2021

Sheep prices: Lamb trade ‘steady’ at sales on Monday

Sheep prices: Lamb trade ‘steady’ at sales on Monday

Mart managers reported a steady trade for lambs at sales held yesterday (Monday, July 26) – despite factory quotes falling...

July 27, 2021

Lamb prices improve by up to €5/head at marts

Lamb prices improve by up to €5/head at marts

Lamb prices during the week witnessed an improvement once again from last week, with mart managers saying prices are up...

July 16, 2021

Cull ewe prices top €226/head at sales on Monday, as lamb prices also improve

Cull ewe prices top €226/head at sales on Monday, as lamb prices also improve

Sheep sales held yesterday (Monday, July 5) witnessed some exceptional prices for cull ewes, with prices breaching the €200/head mark,...

July 6, 2021

Sheep marts: Lamb prices well back at marts last week

Sheep marts: Lamb prices well back at marts last week

Lamb prices took a beating at marts last week, as severe pulls in factory prices trickled down into the mart...

July 5, 2021

Sheep marts: Lamb prices fall in line with pulls in factory prices

Sheep marts: Lamb prices fall in line with pulls in factory prices

Last week saw lamb prices take a heavy knock across marts, with some mart managers calling prices to be easier...

June 28, 2021

Sheep marts: Trade for cull ewes ramps up at many sales, as prices breach €200/head

Sheep marts: Trade for cull ewes ramps up at many sales, as prices breach €200/head

Many mart managers Agriland spoke to last week were quick to note the blistering cull ewe trade, particularly in the...

June 21, 2021

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Marts last week witnessed a drop in lamb prices of €4-8/head on average, with some mart managers going as far...

June 8, 2021

Improved trade on last week at sales on Monday as lambs hit €193/head at Corrin

Improved trade on last week at sales on Monday as lambs hit €193/head at Corrin

An improved trade was seen at sheep sales held on Monday (May 24) on last week, in line with firm...

May 25, 2021

Sheep marts: Demand very strong, as buyers return ringside

Sheep marts: Demand very strong, as buyers return ringside

Another excellent week of trading was seen at sheep marts last week, with prices up on the previous week. Despite...

May 24, 2021

Big numbers see a strong trade for spring lambs at sales on Monday

Big numbers see a strong trade for spring lambs at sales on Monday

Marts held yesterday (Monday, May 17) witnessed a large entry of sheep – especially spring lambs – compared to last...

May 18, 2021