MARTS RE­PORT

Wicklow People (Arklow) - - NEWS -

Balt­in­glass

SHEEP SALE DE­CEM­BER 1: Im­proved trade for butcher and fac­tory lambs by €3-€6 / head stores in many cases dearer by €3-€5/head Cast ewes mak­ing from €50-€129.

Sam­ple Prices: Lambs 55kg, €110 47kg, €107 45kg, €108 44kg, €97. 41kg, €96 35kg, €81.

Bless­ing­ton

SHEEP SALES RE­PORT - TUES­DAY NOVEM­BER 27: 1687 sheep on of­fer. Butcher and fac­tory lambs bet­ter by €2 to €3 head on last week. Very lively trade for store sheep.

Butcher Lambs €109 to €113 or €59 to €66 over €/kg; Fac­tory Lambs €100 to €110 or €57 to €66 over €/ kg; Store Lambs €75 to €100 or €47 to €60 over €/kg; Fat Ewes €100 to €122 per head; Feed­ing Ewes €71 to €100 per head.

CAT­TLE SALES RE­PORT - THURS­DAY NOVEM­BER 29: 286 cat­tle and 80 calves on of­fer. Trade for all cat­tle classes up by €40 to €50 per head, on av­er­age.

Beef and For­ward store bul­locks €520 to €880 over €/kg; store bul­locks over 500kg, €420 to €750 over €/kg; store bul­locks over 400kg, €400 to €675 over €/kg; store bul­locks over 300kg, €310 to €550 over €/kg; Beef and butcher heifers €480 to €780 over €/kg; store heifers over 400kg, €360 to €525 over €/kg; store heifers over 300kg, €300 to €470 over €/kg; Beef cows €200 to €480 over €/kg; Feed­ing cows €50 un­der €/kg to €180.

Calves: Friesian bulls €60 to €140 per head; HE/AA bulls €120 to €260 per head; HE/AA heifers €70 to €170.

WEANLING SALES RE­PORT - FRI­DAY NOVEM­BER 30: Weanling trade sim­i­lar to last week with a full clear­ance.

Weanling bulls over 400kg, €345 to €500 over €/kg; Weanling bulls over 300kg, €300 to €495 over €/ kg; Weanling bulls over 200kg, €210 to €470 over €/kg; Weanling heifers over 300kg, €275 to €445 over €/kg; Weanling heifers over 200kg, €200 to €400 over €/kg.

Carnew

WEANLING SALE WED­NES­DAY NOVEM­BER 28: 250 on of­fer very good sell­ing trade with strong de­mand for qual­ity bulls and hfrs – good ex­port de­mand for AA and HD bulls.

Bulls over 400kg–€820–€1,320; Bulls un­der 400kg–€560–€1,080; Hfrs over 400kg–€740–€1,180; Hfrs un­der 400kg–€470 -€880.

DAIRY SALE WED­NES­DAY NOVEM­BER 28: 80 on of­fer saw a good de­mand with a full clear­ance. Freshly calved Hfrs €1,150-€1,520; Freshly calved cows €800-€1,360. In calf hfrs calv­ing Feb/March €800–€1,150.

SHEEP SALE THURS­DAY NOVEM­BER 29: Smaller sale with 1620 sheep on of­fer. Big lift in prices with all classes up by €4/€5 per head. Heavy sheep sell­ing up to €118 lambs over 50kg €114–€118; 45 – 49kg €104–€116.50; 40 – 44kg €92–€111; 35 + €70–€85; stores un­der 35kg €70–€85; cull ewes €45–€118; Prices: 14L 56kg at €118, 6L 48.7kg at €116.50, 22L 44.6kg at €111.50, 14L 43kg at €104, 22L 46kg at €112.50, 19L 38.9kg at €94, 5L 47kg at €117, 13L 42kg at €96.50, 17L 35kg at €84, 14L 30kg at €83, 25L 42kg at €99.

CAT­TLE SALE SATUR­DAY DE­CEM­BER 1: Big En­try of 750 head on of­fer in­clud­ing 150 dry cows and 100 calves. Good de­mand for qual­ity lots and beef cat­tle while light cat­tle and plain cat­tle con­tinue to be a slow trade.

Beef and for­ward bul­locks – 600 – 880 over; Cont. store bul­locks 380810 over; Beef Hfrs – 550 – 860 over; store Hfrs 210 – 715 over; Beef cows – 350 – 680 over; store cows – 150 un­der – 280 over.

Calves:Friesian bulls €40 to €180; Cont bull €220 to €410; Cont Hfrs €140 to €360; Hereford Aberdeen An­gus bulls €150 to €310; Hereford Aberdeen An­gus Hfrs €90 -€.240

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