€1,760 for cow & calf pairing at Maam Cross


Bullocks topped out at €3.12/kg; heifers hit €3.23/kg and dry cows peaked at €2.17/kg. See pictures of some of the lots here.

€1,760 for cow & calf pairing at Maam Cross

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Bullocks topped out at €3.12/kg; heifers hit €3.23/kg and dry cows peaked at €2.17/kg. See pictures of some of the lots here.

Prices held very well this week at Maam Cross, with a great demand for stock, according to Muiréad Burke.

Cattle

  • Dry cows averaged €1.78/kg to €2.17/kg to a max of €1,415 for a CH cow- 9-years-old
  • Suckler pairings averaged €2.08/kg to €2.50/kg to a max of €1,760 for a 5-year-old - AA cow - 3rd-calver, with a CH heifer calf, at foot.
  • Heifers averaged €2.61/kg to €3.23/kg to a max of €1,185 for a 464kg LM heifer, born April-2017
  • Bullocks averaged €2.63/kg to €3.12/kg to a max of €1,030 for a 366kg CH bullock, born April -2017.
Bull Weanlings averaged €2.78/kg to €3.42/kg with a max price of €1,110 for a 432kg - CH -born in September-2017
[432kg bull weanling - born 09/2017 -€1110]

[Belted Galloway heifer - 264kg - born 04/2017 - €650]


[Dry CH Cow -born 04/2009 - €1415]

[CH cow with CH bull calf born 06/2014 - cow in-calf again - €1460]

Sheep

Sheep numbers were back slightly, with a top call of €130 was recorded for dry ewes. With genuine blackface and crossbred stock on display, ewe hoggets topped out at €115.

  • Lambs: blackface and cross breds; averaged €85 a maximum price of €100/hd for 4 Suffolk mixed lambs - 42.5kg
  • Hoggets averaged €78 to a max price of €115/hd for 5 ewe hoggets
  • Ewes (lambs at foot); averaged €99 to a max €125 for 2 full mouth blackface ewe with 2 lambs at foot
  • Dry ewes averaged €78 to €130/head for 4 2-years old ewe

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