Breeding hoggets selling to €210 at Raphoe

Sheep sale, Monday 1st August 2022 - There was a large entry for this week’s sale with a brisk and lively trade for all, especially ewe lambs and store lambs.

By Darryl Armitage
Friday, 5th August 2022, 3:02 pm

Lambs sold at:

€75 to €90 for 28-32kgs.

€90 to €110 for 33-39kgs.

€110 to €125 for 40-45kgs.

€125 to €135 for 46-55kgs.

Breeding hoggets sold from €202/head to €210/head.

Fat ewes sold from €70/head to a high of €190/head.

Cattle sale, Thursday 4th August 2022

There was a larger entry for this week’s sale with a brisk trade around the ring and online.

Quality lots met a flying trade as demand was high for forward types selling from €2.80/kg to €3.50/kg while plainer lots made from €2.30/kg to €2.80/kg.

Lighter cattle met a similar trade with many selling up to €3.50/kg.

Bulls/bullocks sold from €2.30/kg to €3.40/kg.

Heifers sold from €2.40/kg to €3.50/kg.

Fat cows sold from €800/head to €2160/head.

Aberdeen Angus cattle sold from €2.20/kg to €2.90/kg.

Friesian cattle sold from €1.70/kg to €2.30/kg.

Top class bulls over 600kgs - €960 to €1795 over the weight.

Beef bullocks - €850 to €1115 over the weight.

Store bullocks - €515 to €1175 over the weight.

Beef heifers - €825 to €1435 over the weight.

Store heifers - €380 to €740 over the weight.

Regular sales

Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.

Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.

Sales also available via MartBids App.