An excellent entry of cattle this week in Ballymote, with a firm trade on weanlings.
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An excellent entry of cattle this week in Ballymote, with a firm trade on weanlings.

Thursdays Special Dry Cow Sale saw an Excellent entry of mainly Continental Forward Store and Factory type stock. Intense competition from northern customers agents for midland feeders and local customers saw an excellent trade. Bullock trade and Heifer trade solid at similar levels to last week.

Bullocks:
LMx 350 kg - €950
LMx 380 kg - €925
CHx 350 kg - €900
CHx 460 kg - €1150
LMx 470 kg - €1150
AAx 450 kg - €1100
CHx 520 kg - €1320
SAx 540 kg - €1300
CHx 570 kg - €1350

Heifers
LMx 360 kg - €930
AAx 375 kg - €920
LMx 340 kg - €820
PTx 435 kg - €1075
CHx 455 kg - €1055
CHx 480 kg - €1070
LMx 510 kg - €1210
AAx 540 kg - €1200
LMx 500 kg - €1120

Suckler Springers making from €1100 to €1690.

Dry Cows: Stores made up to €400 over, with heavy lots making from 450 to €945 over:
AAx 815 kg - €1760
CHx 830 kg - €1760
CHx 795 kg - €1670
LMx 740 kg - €1565
LMx 725 kg - €1545

Sheep sale: Lamb trade similar to last week with creep fed types from 47 kg to 55 kg the bestsellers.

Lambs:
Pen 33 kg - €70
Pen 32 kg - €65
Pen 39 kg - €80
Pen 35 kg - €79
Pen 38 kg - €76
Pen 44 kg - €94
Pen 44 kg - €89
Pen 43 kg - €85
Pen 49 kg - €100
Pen 48.5 kg - €99
Pen 47 kg - €97
Pen 46 kg - €96
Pen 52.5 kg - €110
Pen 52 kg - €104
Pen 52 kg - €104
Pen 50 kg - €103

Ewes: stores making from €50 to €75, with heavier lots making from €85 to €100

Fridays Special Continental Weanling Sale saw some excellent quality stock on offer and a stronger trade across both rings due to more customers present. Northern Customers, Agents acting for Midland Feedlots and agents acting for border county customers along with local farmers all anxious for stock.

Weanling Bulls:
LMx 290 kg - €940
LMx 280 kg - €930
LMx 270 kg - €915
CHx 295 kg - €905
CHx 385 kg - €1085
CHx 355 kg - €1000
LMx 345 kg - €970
CHx 315 kg - €950
LM 410 kg - €1220( for export)
LMx 470 kg - €1120
LMx 485 kg - €1040
LMx 510 kg - €1100

Weanling Heifers:
CHx 275 kg - €825
LMx 260 kg - €785
LMx 255 kg - €770
CHx 265 kg - €760
CHx 350 kg - €1080
LMx 380 kg - €1105
LMx 365 kg - €1045
BBx 365 kg - €1000
LMx 330 kg - €995
LM 330 kg - €985
LMx 430 kg - €1080
LMx 410 kg - €1070

Thursday November 16th Special Continental Heifer Sale in conjunction with usual lots at 11am
Sheep Sale at 10.30am. Friday Weekly Weanling Sale at 11am. Thursday 23rd November Special Bullock Sale.

Friday 24th November is a Special Continental Weanling Sale...Note this is the final Friday Weanling Sale of 2017
Enquiries to 071 9183364

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