There was a good entry of sheep at Raphoe Mart on Monday 29th July with a larger number of farmers and agents all keen to purchase quality sheep.
Lambs sold at:
€60 to €70 for 27-30 kgs
€70 to €78 for 32-36 kgs
€78 to €85 for 36-40 kgs
€85 to €92 for 40-43 kgs
€90 to €95 for 43-47 kgs
€95 to €105 for 47-53 kgs
Fat ewes sold from €60 to €130
Breeding Hoggets sold from €150 to €186
There was a good entry of cattle for the time of year at Raphoe Mart on Thursday 1st August.
Quality cattle of all types are selling well with strong heifers selling up to €715 over the weight.
Lighter cattle are a great trade with both young males and heifers selling up to €2.40/kg.
Plainer lots selling from €1.70/kg to €2.00/kg.
Bulls/Bullocks sold from €1.80/kg to €2.40/kg.
Heifers sold from €2.00/kg to €2.40/kg.
Fat cows sold from €600/head to €1340/head.
Breeding Sheep Sales will commence on Wednesday night 14th August 2019 and will be held fortnightly until further notice.
Intake from 5.30 pm and sale at 7 pm
Hogget Show + Sale will be held on Wednesday night 28th August 2019.
Sheep Sale every Monday at 11am.
Cattle Sale every Thursday at 11am.