Spring lambs sold to a steady trade but with a price drop from previous weeks at the sheep sale at Raphoe Mart on Monday, May 20.
Spring lambs sold at:
€80 to €90 for 35-37kgs.
€90 to €100 for 37-40kgs.
€100 to €110 for 40-45kgs.
€110 to €120 for 45-50 kgs.
Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €160 to €200.
Ewes with 2 lambs sold from €200 to €260.
Fat ewes sold from €70 to €135.
There was a good entry of cattle for the time of year at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, May 23.
A good trade for all types on offer.
Forward stores remain a brisk trade and in great demand while quality lighter lots sold up to and over €3.00/kg.
Bulls/bullocks sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg.
Friesian bulls sold from €1.50/kg to €1.85/kg.
Heifers sold from €2.00/kg to €3.00/kg.
Fat cows sold from €650/head to €1,510/head.
Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €600 to €955 over.
Beef bullocks - €600 to €770 over.
Store bullocks - €400 to €780 over.
Beef heifers - €500 to €800 over.
Store heifers - €350 to €705 over.
Dry cows - €650 to €1,510 each.
Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.
Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.