Continental bull weanlings peak at €3.40/kg in Ballinrobe


Tom McGuire noted small entry numbers but said that they met with a vibrant-type trade. Culls sold to €2.03/kg; weanling heifers sold to €3.24/kg and suckler pairings hit €1,510.

Continental bull weanlings peak at €3.40/kg in Ballinrobe

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Tom McGuire noted small entry numbers but said that they met with a vibrant-type trade. Culls sold to €2.03/kg; weanling heifers sold to €3.24/kg and suckler pairings hit €1,510.

The adverse weather conditions took their toll on numbers at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday, with a small entry reported by Tom McGuire, Manager. Mr. McGuire said that the cattle that were on offer were all sold in a vibrant type trade.

Bullocks

  • A Belgian-Blue 555 kg €1275
  • A Charolais 490kg €1210.00
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus 430 kg €1125.00

Heifers

  • A Limousin-Cross 545 kg €1265.00
  • An Aberdeen-Angus-Cross 435 kg €1150.00
  • A Charolais 315 kg €875.00

Weanlings

  • Weanling Bulls: Charolais 275 kg hit €935.00 (€3.40/kg).
  • Weanling Heifers: 2 Charolais sold together 255kg made €825.00(€3.24/kg)

Cull Cows & Sucklers

  • Best price in the dry cows went to a Charolais-Cross 705 kg and she made €1430(€2.03/kg).
  • A 3rd calf Limousin cow with heifer at foot fetched €1510.

Sheep

Sheep numbers were small due to the bad weather; Hoggets fetched from €95 to €123, according to Tom McGuire. Fat ewes sold from €78 to a high of €118, while butcher Lambs made from €102to €129.

Note

Pre- booking for cattle each Friday - (094 95 41140).

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