Al­most a full clear­ance at sheep sale

Bray People - - YOUR WEDDING -

ASH­FORD MART Sheep Sale took place last Mon­day.

There was a full yard of sheep with 448 sheep on of­fer and an al­most com­plete clear­ance. There were 380 lambs for sale, they met with a good trade es­pe­cially for the good fac­tory lambs. Th­ese sold gen­er­ally from 37 – 48 with the weight, with a top price paid of €48.50 over €1/Kg. Th­ese were very nice lambs weigh­ing 50 Kg sell­ing @ €98.50.

For­ward Stores were in de­mand for fur­ther feed­ing and met with a steady trade mak­ing from €36 – 42.50 with the €1/Kg. Some prices achieved, 41Kg @ €80 ram lambs, 41Kg wether lambs €84.50.

The lighter store lambs sold from €55 to €76 with the ma­jor­ity mak­ing €29 to €36.50 with the €1/Kg. Some prices, 34Kg @ €63 rams, 39Kg @ €70 rams, 39Kg ewe lambs @ €76. Cast ewes sold well, with the heavy ewes meet­ing a strong trade sell­ing from €64.50 to €88.

Eight in-lamb ewes sold at a top price of €145. Calf sales start­ing on the Fe­bru­ary 4 at 10am, calves sold up to and in­clud­ing 42 days old.

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