SHEEP SALE - THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6: Largest sale of the year with 2,600 sheep on offer. Trade similar to last week with little change. Improved trade for breeding ewes.
Butcher and Factory: €93-€108. Store lamb over 35kg: €70-€85. Store lamb Under 35kg: €58-€80. Ewe Lamb: €75-€118. Heavier Cull Ewes: €80-€112. Lighter Cull Ewes: €40-€80. Hoggett Ewes: €120-€160. Older Breeding Ewes: €90-€140.
AUGHRIM SHEEP BREEDERS - FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7: A total of 2,000 sheep on offer. Very good demand for ewe lambs with top price of €172 for SFX ewes lambs owner Mr Peter Behan. Breeding ewes met a good demand with up to €250 paid for Cheviot hogget ewes owner Mr Tom Dunne and €190 paid for SFX ewe Hoggets owner Mr Charles Fenton.
Quality Ewe lambs: €120-€172; Lighter Ewe Lambs: €90-€115; Cheviot Hogget Ewes: €130-€250; SFX Hogget Ewes: €120-€182; Older Breeder Ewes: €80-€150.
CATTLE SALE - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8: Large sale with 1,200 cattle on offer. Trade similar to last week with strong demand for beef and quality cattle, dairy bred cattle met a tougher demand.
Beef & Forward Bullocks: €650 – €980 over. Cont Store Bullocks: €420-€780 over. HD AA Bullocks: €280-€720 over. Lighter FR Bullocks: €1-€200 over. Heavier FR Bullocks: €320-€580 over. Beef Heifer: €570-€960 over. Cont Store Heifer: €350-€680 over. HD AA Heifer: €180-€420 over. Beef Cows: €350-€700 over. Store Cows: €100 under-€250 over. Cow and Calves: €1,000-€1,750.