Steady trade for heifers in Ballinasloe


Eilis Curley said that demand was not as strong for heifers, as they sold up to €2.50/kg, but cull cows and bullocks led the sale.

Steady trade for heifers in Ballinasloe

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Eilis Curley said that demand was not as strong for heifers, as they sold up to €2.50/kg, but cull cows and bullocks led the sale.

Ballinasloe Mart held their first sale of the year on Saturday. Heifers met with a steady trade, while heavier cattle and cull cows led the sale.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Eilis Curley, Manager of Ballinasloe Mart said:

“On Wednesday, we had the heavier cattle and cull cows. There was a good demand for both the bullocks and cull cows. There was demand for heifers, but it wasn’t as strong.” Eilis said.

Bullocks

Average €2.15 up to €2.40/kg

AA, 685kg €1450

LM 635kg €1350

CH 545kg €1250

CH 475kg €1140

CH 515kg €1150

LM 500kg €1090

Heifers

Average €2.08 up to €2.50/kg

LM 590kg €1280

HE 575kg €1220

AA 570kg €1150

AA 315kg€800

AA 335kg, €805

AA 330kg €800

Cull Cows: Minimum price per head €625 up to €1125.

Thursday’s Sheep Sale 11/01/18

Spring Lambs: Average price per head €90 up to €120

Stag Ewes: Average price per head €99 up to €114.

“There was good demand for all classes of sheep and the sale had a good clearance.” Eilis said.

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