Sheep Marts

Sheep marts: Spring lambs see an improved trade

Sheep marts: Spring lambs see an improved trade

An improved trade was seen for spring lambs at marts last week, as factory appetite for supplies remained strong –...

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Sellers and buyers finally return to ringside on Monday

Sellers and buyers finally return to ringside on Monday

On Monday (May 17) a limited amount of both sellers and buyers will return to ringside to trade cattle in...

May 15, 2021

Improvement seen in the spring lamb trade at marts

Improvement seen in the spring lamb trade at marts

Mart managers have been reporting an improved spring lamb trade so far this week, with prices improving substantially at some...

May 12, 2021

Sheep marts: Smaller numbers lead to a steady trade all round

Sheep marts: Smaller numbers lead to a steady trade all round

A steady to improved trade was seen at sheep marts last week for spring lambs, after seeing prices fall by...

May 10, 2021

Sheep marts: Spring lamb prices suffer, cull ewes and hoggets hold firm

Sheep marts: Spring lamb prices suffer, cull ewes and hoggets hold firm

Last week at marts, prices for spring lambs took a hit of €5-10/head at sales, as factories moved to pull...

May 4, 2021

Sheep marts: Easier trade seen for cull ewes at sales

Sheep marts: Easier trade seen for cull ewes at sales

An easier trade for cull ewes, particularly heavy and very light store ewes, was seen at sales held last week....

April 26, 2021

Sheep marts: All types of sheep remain a strong trade at sales

Sheep marts: All types of sheep remain a strong trade at sales

Sheep sales held last week continued to perform strongly, with hoggets and heavy cast ewes a particularly strong trade. Spring...

April 19, 2021

Hoggets sell to €186 at Ennis Mart on Monday

Hoggets sell to €186 at Ennis Mart on Monday

Ennis Mart’s manager, Martin McNamara, reported a super trade at Monday’s (April 12) sheep sale, with a very strong demand...

April 14, 2021

Sheep marts: Cull ewes break the €200 mark at sales

Sheep marts: Cull ewes break the €200 mark at sales

Another strong week of trading was seen at sheep sales last week, with hoggets and cull ewes as the standout...

April 12, 2021

Sheep marts: Spring lamb trade bursts into life as prices break €200 mark

Sheep marts: Spring lamb trade bursts into life as prices break €200 mark

The spring lamb trade burst into life last week, with top prices at sheep marts breaking the €200 mark. The...

April 6, 2021

Pics from the mart: Cull ewes and ewes with lambs at foot stand out at Mountbellew

Pics from the mart: Cull ewes and ewes with lambs at foot stand out at Mountbellew

On Saturday last (March 27) Agriland made the trip to Mountbellew Mart for its weekly sheep sale. Numbers were back...

March 31, 2021

Spring lambs sell to €211/head at Kilkenny Mart

Spring lambs sell to €211/head at Kilkenny Mart

The positivity around the sheep trade continues this week, with spring lambs reaching a top price of €211/head at Kilkenny...

March 29, 2021

Sheep marts: Hogget prices top €180/head at some sales

Sheep marts: Hogget prices top €180/head at some sales

Hogget prices were once again on the rise last week, with top prices for good-quality hoggets hitting highs of €180/head....

March 23, 2021

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue upward surge

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue upward surge

Prices were once again on the rise last week at sheep sales across the country, with mart managers reporting prices...

March 16, 2021

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue to climb upwards

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue to climb upwards

Last week saw marts report record prices at sales for finished hoggets, with top prices reaching as high as €170-175/head....

March 9, 2021

Sheep marts: Extremely good trade all round, as hogget prices continue to climb

Sheep marts: Extremely good trade all round, as hogget prices continue to climb

A flying trade was seen at marts last week for finished hoggets with butcher, wholesalers and factory agents extremely active....

March 2, 2021

Sheep marts: Prices of €150-155/head for hoggets seen regularly at sales

Sheep marts: Prices of €150-155/head for hoggets seen regularly at sales

Over the past week, mart managers have been reporting a stronger trade for well-fleshed hoggets in excess of 50kg. One...

February 23, 2021

Sheep marts: Solid demand all round, as prices for heavy hoggets creep up

Sheep marts: Solid demand all round, as prices for heavy hoggets creep up

There was an improved trade for heavy hoggets at many sales last week, with prices stronger by as much as...

February 16, 2021