Excellent show of sheep at Raphoe Mart

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Sheep sale Monday, May 7th 2018: Excellent show of sheep on Monday with a good demand from buyers, agents and farmers.

Spring lambs sold at:

€120-€130 for 35-40kgs.

€130-€140 for 40-45kgs.

€140-€150 for 45-50kgs.

€150-€158 for 50-55kgs.

Hoggets:

€100-€125 for 40-45kgs.

€125-€140 for 45-50kgs.

€140-€161 for 50-60kgs.

Fat ewes sold from €80 to €134 each.

Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €130 to €295.

Ewes with 2 lambs sold from €180 to €320.

Cattle sale Thursday, May 10th 2018: Top class bulls over 600kgs - €645 to €875 over.

Beef bullocks - €600 to €795 over.

Store bullocks - €400 to €900 over.

Beef heifers - €645 to €775 over.

Store heifers - €350 to €775 over.

Dry cows - €690 to €2200 each.

A great entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday.

All cattle were selling well, improved grass growth bringing extra buyers around the ring.

Bullocks sold to €900 over, heifers to €775 over and fat cows sold to €2,200 for 900kgs.

Bullocks sold from €2.20/kg to €2.80/kg.

Bulls sold from €2.00/kg to €3.10/kg.

Heifers sold from €2.20/kg to €2.90/kg.

Fat cows sold from €690/head to €2,200/head.

Regular sales

Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.

Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.