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The 35th An­nual Sheep Breed­ers Show and Sale on Satur­day Au­gust 10turned out very suc­cess­ful and met with a near com­plete clear­ance. Che­viot Hoggets made up to €150 and Suf­folk Cross ewe lambs made up to €120. Butcher and fat lambs dearer by €1-€2.50 than last week and store lambs dearer by €2-€4. Old ewes met with a strong de­mand with fats mak­ing up to €128 and cast ewes mak­ing up to €100. 2, 3 and 4 year olds mak­ing from €118-€135.

Lambs: 10 x 43kg made €120; 10 x 41kg made €118; 10 x 44kg made €118; 10 x 42kg made €117; 10 x 41kg made €112; 1 x 60kg made €110; 10 x 41kg made €109; 10 x 49kg made €107; 11 x 47kg made €106; 10 x 37kg made €103; 6 x 52kg made €102 ; 7 x 48kg made €99; 3 x 50kg made €99.

Ewes: 10 x made €178 (Hoggets); 10 x made €176 (Hoggets); 15 x made €158 (Hoggets); 15 x made €156 (Hoggets); 10 x made €148 (Hoggets); 10 x made €146 (Hoggets); 10 x made €144 (Hoggets); 10 x made €135 (2-4 year olds); 10 x made €118 (2-4 year olds); 4 x 88KG made €128; 1 x 85KG made €120; 1 x 75KG made €110; 1 x 75KG made €97; 5 x 65KG made €75; 2 x 67KG made €60.

CAT­TLE SALE - WED­NES­DAY AU­GUST 7: Smaller sale with eas­ier trade for beef. Good qual­ity stores were a strong trade. Sam­ple prices as fol­lows.

Bul­locks: 1 x Lm 610kg made €1,160; 1 x Lm 625kg made €1,160; 1 x Ch 545kg made €1,060; 1 x Lm 540kg made €1,030; 1 x Lim 560kg made €1,010; 1 x Lim 475kg made €990; 2 x Lm 410kg made €970; 1 x Lim 440kg made €890; 1 x Lim 425kg made €820; 1 x Her 330kg made €545.

Heifers: 1 x AA 520kg made €840; 1 x AA 495kg made €730; 1 x Lim 350kg made €720; 2 x Ch 375kg made €710; 1 x BB 310kg made €640; 1 x BB 315kg made €620; 1 x Ch 320kg made €600. Fat Cows made from €660–€960.

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