Fat ewes sell from €70 to €135 at Raphoe Mart

Raphoe Mart
Raphoe Mart

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.

Regular sales

Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.

Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.