Ballinrobe Mart had its biggest sale of cattle this year so far, trade was relatively unchanged with as always the demand for the quality stock to the fore.
Some examples of Heifer prices:
Limousine X 475 kg made €1340.00
Charolais 565 kg made €1465.00
Aberdeen Angus X 430 kg made €1125.00
3 Black Herefords sold together 375 kg made €895.00
Some Bullock prices:
Charolais X 565 kg made €1480.00
Limousine X 505 kg made €1380.00
Limousine X 455 kg made €1275.00
6 Friesians' sold together 385 kg made €715.00.
In Ring 2 top price in the Weanling Heifers went to a Charolais 275 kg made €950.00.
Best price in the Weanling Bulls went to a Charolais 295 kg made €1000.00.
Top price in the Dry Cows went to a Charolais 865 kg made €1885.00.
A Limousine cow with a bull calf at foot made €1575.00.
Sheep numbers are remaining very big with the prices remaining stable.
Store Lambs were making from €64.00 to €98.00 with ewe lambs making up to a €118.00.
Factory Lambs were making from €95.00 to €105.00.
Fat Ewes making from €75.00 to a €105.00.
Breeding sheep sales continue every Friday. For further details on upcoming special sales see our website (www. aurivo.ie) or the local papers.
Pre- booking for cattle each Friday - (094 95 41140).