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Monday 26 September 2016

At the markets: Blessington and Tullow 

Blessington: Sheep sale, Tuesday, March 22: There were 1,240 sheep on offer, with a very lively trade for all types. The prices were as follows: butcher hoggets -€125 to €132 or €75 to €82 over €/kg; factory hoggets - €118 to €126 or €70 to €77 over €/kg; store hoggets€85 to €115 or €45 to €65 over €/kg; fat ewes - €110 to €130 per head; feeding ewes - €65 to €108 per head; spring lambs - €109 to €130 or €82 to €90 over €/kg; ewes with lambs at foot - €170 to €250 per unit.

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