sheep sale

Lambs top €187/head at Kilkenny

Lambs top €187/head at Kilkenny

George Candler reported an excellent fast-selling trade at Kilkenny Mart yesterday, Monday (May 10) – which saw a fine trade...

May 11, 2021

‘The poor weather played its part in smaller spring lambs being on offer’

‘The poor weather played its part in smaller spring lambs being on offer’

The poor weather of late played its part in the reason why spring lamb numbers were back at Roscommon Mart...

May 10, 2021

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs make up to €160/head at Roscommon Mart

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs make up to €160/head at Roscommon Mart

Agriland made the trip out west this week to Roscommon Mart, to check in and see what the trade was...

May 8, 2021

‘Spring lambs were easier by €5-7/head; ewes were improved by €10/head’

‘Spring lambs were easier by €5-7/head; ewes were improved by €10/head’

An easier trade was seen for spring lambs at Blessington Mart on Tuesday (April 27), while on the other hand,...

April 29, 2021

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs easier, but ewe prices improve at Blessington

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs easier, but ewe prices improve at Blessington

On Tuesday (April 27), Agriland made the trip down to Co. Wicklow to Blessington Mart to check in on the...

April 28, 2021

Pics from the mart: Strong trade for spring lambs and hoggets at Enniscorthy

Pics from the mart: Strong trade for spring lambs and hoggets at Enniscorthy

A strong trade was seen for spring lambs and hoggets at Enniscorthy Mart on Wednesday, April 22. A strong entry...

April 25, 2021

Cull ewe trade slightly easier at Waterford Ross Mart on Monday

Cull ewe trade slightly easier at Waterford Ross Mart on Monday

Richard Kirwan, the mart manager of Waterford Ross Mart, reported a steady, but strong trade for spring lambs and hoggets...

April 21, 2021

Cast ewes sell to a high of €208 at Carnew on Thursday

Cast ewes sell to a high of €208 at Carnew on Thursday

David Quinn, the mart manager of Carnew Mart, reported a huge number of cast ewes at the Wicklow-based mart’s weekly...

April 19, 2021

Roscommon Mart sees hoggets make up to €196

Roscommon Mart sees hoggets make up to €196

On Wednesday, April 14, Roscommon Mart held its weekly sheep sale, consisting of spring lambs, hoggets, cull ewes and ewes...

April 18, 2021

Cull ewes sell for over €200 at Athenry Mart

Cull ewes sell for over €200 at Athenry Mart

The trade for cull ewes was on fire at Athenry Mart yesterday (Monday, April 12), with prices breaching the €200...

April 13, 2021

Spring lambs and hoggets breach the €180 mark at Ballybay

Spring lambs and hoggets breach the €180 mark at Ballybay

On Tuesday evening (April 6) Ballybay Livestock Mart held its weekly sale of sheep. According to the mart’s manager, Adrian...

April 11, 2021

Spring lamb trade reaches new highs at Tullow as prices top €214

Spring lamb trade reaches new highs at Tullow as prices top €214

Another super trade was seen for the spring lamb trade at Tullow Mart once again this week at the mart’s...

April 3, 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 lamb show and sale sees prices reach €282 at Raphoe Mart

Spring lamb show and sale sees prices reach €282 at Raphoe Mart

Anne Harkin of Raphoe Mart reported a super trade for spring lambs, with prices topping €282/head for 50kg. The Donegal-based...

March 30, 2021

‘Electric trade’ as both hogget and spring lamb prices reach €180/head at Kilkenny

‘Electric trade’ as both hogget and spring lamb prices reach €180/head at Kilkenny

Mart auctioneer, George Candler reported an electric trade for all types of sheep at Monday’s (March 22) sale at Kilkenny...

March 24, 2021

‘Sheep farmers are getting their turn of really good prices’

‘Sheep farmers are getting their turn of really good prices’

Cahir Mart’s manager, Jonathan O’Sullivan, reported a rasping trade for sheep at Tuesday’s sale (March 16), with hogget prices topping...

March 18, 2021

Hogget prices reach €181/head and €178/head at Ennis and Athenry Marts respectively

Hogget prices reach €181/head and €178/head at Ennis and Athenry Marts respectively

A ferocious appetite was seen at Athenry Mart this morning (March 15) for hoggets, with a top price of €178/head...

March 15, 2021

‘It was the best trade I’ve seen for sheep ever’

‘It was the best trade I’ve seen for sheep ever’

“It was the best trade I’ve ever seen for sheep at the mart ever.” These were the words of Carnew...

March 14, 2021