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BALTINGLASS

Cattle Sale - July 27: A very strong and lively trade for good quality store cattle. A lot more activity seen around the ring with the change in weather.Sample prices as follows.

Bullocks: 1 x Lim 560kg made €1,450; 1 x Lim 520kg made €1,420; 1 x Lim 555kg made €1,400; 1 x Lim 450kg made €1,300; 1 x Lim 540kg made €1,290; 1 x Ch 480kg made €1,270; 1 x Lim 470kg made €1,250; 1 x Lim 400kg made €1,220; 1 x Lim 460kg made €1,210; 1 x Lim 400kg made €1,200; 1 x Ch 375kg made €1,200; 1 x Lim 440kg made €1,170; 1 x Lim 500kg made €1,140.

Sheep Sale - July 30: A slightly easier trade for butcher and fat lambs back by €1-€2 per head. A good strong trade seen for light and medium weight stores. Sample prices as follows.

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Lambs: 4 x 55kg made €142; 9 x 47kg made €136; 7 x 45kg made €124; 19 x 41kg made €113; 11 x 42kg made €110; 3 x 40kg made €108; 3 x 38kg made €107; 11 x 40kg made €106; 12 x 40kg made €106; 7 x 29kg made €96; 15 x 33kg made €94; 15 x 33kg made €91; 9 x 29kg made €90; 4 x 27kg made €88; 20 x 28kg made €87; 5 x 33kg made €86; 18 x 29kg made €86; 4 x 28kg made €84; 6 x 37kg made €83; 2 x 32kg made €82; 2 x 32kg made €82; 10 x 31kg made €80; 8 x 28kg made €78; 5 x 24kg made €76.

Cast Ewes made from €77–€108. Breeding ewes made from €121–€150.

Sheep Breeders Show and Sale: Entries are invited for the Baltinglass Sheep Breeders 38th annual show and sale, which takes place on Saturday August 6.

BLESSINGTON

Sheep Sales - July 26: Big sale of lambs and ewes with the lamb trade similar to last week, and the ewes met with a better trade

Heavy Lambs €138 to €146 or €86 to €98 over €/kg; Factory Lambs €124 to €138 or €80 to €96 over €/kg; Store Lambs €90 to €120 or €65to €93 over €/kg; Heavy Ewes €170 to €236; Lighter Ewes €90 to €158; Suff X Hogget Ewes €200 to €240.

Cattle Sales - July 28: Beef Bullocks €960 to €1,310 over €/kg; Continental Store Bullocks €540 to €960 over €/kg; HF/AA Store Bullocks €470 to €820 over €/kg; Beef Heifers €820 to €1,080 over €/kg; Cont. Store Heifers €520 to €860 over €/kg; HF/AA Store Heifers €400 to €670 over €/kg; Beef Cows €600 to €860 over €/kg; Feeder Cows €360 to €560 over €/kg.

CARNEW

Cattle Sale - July 30: Slightly bigger sale with 902 head on offer. Very lively trade throughout with cattle up €60 head across the board with some classy cattle up close to €100 on previous weeks.

Cows: 860kg Ch €2,340; 786kg Ptx €2,080; 796kg Ch €1,980; 616kg Fr €1,110; 536kg Fr €1,240.

Heifers: 717kg Ch €1,950; 652kg ch €1,750; 377kg Lm €1,160; 448kg BB €1,390; 410kg BB €1,290; 380kg BB €1,330.

Bullocks: 784kg Ch €2,260; 754kg AA €2,070; 627kg AA €1,700; 386kg Lm €1,100.

Price of the sale: 9 bullocks together 377kg €1,160. Bulls sold from €2.5/kg to €3.25/kg 448kg BBX €1,390


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