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Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

SHEEP SALE - AUGUST 15: Big­gest Sheep Sale of the sea­son so far with 3362 sheep on of­fer – good trade for all classes re­sult­ing in a full clear­ance. Butcher and Fac­tory lots eas­ier by €1-€2 on last week store lambs con­tinue to meet an ex­cel­lent de­mand. Heavy Cull Ewes eas­ier while store ewes met a strong trade.

Butcher and Fac­tory Lots: 44kg plus €88–€102; 40 – 43kg €81– €92; 35 – 39kg €75–€84; Un­der 35kg €62–€81. Heavy Ewes €100 -€130; Light Cull Ewes €57–€80; Heavy Ewes €130–€170; Older Breed­ing Ewes €105–€140.

CAT­TLE AND CALF SALE - AUGUST 17: Big­ger en­try with 685 cat­tle and 50 calves on of­fer. Beef and For­ward cat­tle met an ex­cel­lent trade with up to €1000 over the KG paid for top lots gen­er­ally all beef cat­tle were up €40/€50 per head. Ex­cel­lent farmer de­mand for all classes of store cat­tle and good ex­port de­mand for light wean­ling bulls. Cull cows were a su­per trade with de­mand out­strip­ping sup­ply.

Beef and For­ward Blks 550 – 810 over; Cont Store Blks 440 – 810 over; FR Blks 110 – 460 over; Wean­ling Bulls 330 – 620 over; Beef Hfrs 510 – 870 over; Store Hfrs 250 – 730 over Beef Cows 290 – 770 over; Store Cows €60 un­der–€420 over.

Prices: 1 LM Blk 740kg at €1,740; 2 LM BLK 730kg at €1,600; 2 LM BLk 710kg at €1,550; 3 AA Blk 620kg at €1,200; 2 FR Blk 600kg at €915; 2 LM Hfr 478kg at €1,100; 1 LM Hfr 488kg at €1,120; 3 LM Hfrs 490kg at €1,110; 5 CH Bulls 495kg at €970; 3 CH Blk 488kg at €1,170; 3 HD BLk 506kg at €900; 9 FR Blks 505kg at €750; 4 HD Blks 595 kg at €1,100; 4 LM Hfrs 518kg at €1,035; 2 CH Hfrs 460kg at €975; 1 CH Hfrs 544kg at €1,325; 2 CH BLk 486kg at €1,090; 2 LM Hfrs 385kg at €850; 4 CH Blk 557kg at €1,130; 3 AA Hfr 332kg at €560; 6 FR Blks 526kg at €755.

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