Cattle and sheep numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last. Trade is remaining quite strong as we approach the end of the busy Autumn sales.
Some examples of Heifer prices:
Charolais X 555 kg made €1385.00
Belgian Blue cross 470 kg made €1185.00
Aberdeen Angus 360 kg made €995.00
Some Bullock prices:
Charolais X 555 kg made €1355.00
Limousine 465 kg made €1205.00
Belgian Blue 445 kg made €1145.00
Top price in the Weanling Heifers went to 3 Charolais sold together 268 kg made €800.00.
Best price in the Weanling Bulls went to a Charolais 260 kg made €870.00.
Top price in the dry cows went to a Limousine 705 kg made €1320.00.
Sheep sale: Sheep numbers still remaining quiet strong, with little or no change in the trade.
Store Lambs were making from €69.00 to €82.00 with ewe lambs making up to a €117.00.
Factory Lambs were making from €75.00 to €111.00 with Fat Ewes making from €70.00 to a €95.00.
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).