Com­plete clear­ance of 30 lots on of­fer

Bray People - - LIFESTYLE -

THE MOST re­cent Ash­ford Mart Sheep Sale had 30 lots of sheep on of­fer and a com­plete clear­ance.

20 lots of lambs were for sale and they met with a fair trade, es­pe­cially for the good fac­tory lambs. Th­ese sold gen­er­ally from €30 to €43 with the weight, with a top price paid of €43 over €1/Kg. Th­ese were very nice lambs weigh­ing 45.5Kg and sell­ing at €88.50.

For­ward Stores were in de­mand for fur­ther feed­ing and met with a steady trade mak­ing from €27 to €32. Some prices achieved in­cluded 42Kg at €74 ram lambs and 42Kg wether lambs for €73. The lighter store lambs sold from €55 to €73 with the ma­jor­ity mak­ing €21.50 to €34 with the €1/Kg. Some prices were 38Kg at €70 rams and 39Kg ewe lambs at €73. Cast ewes sold well, with the heavy ewes meet­ing a strong trade sell­ing from €58 to €83.

Calf sales start on Fe­bru­ary 4 at 10 a.m., with calves sold up to and in­clud­ing 42 days old.

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