2,500 lambs on offer at Ballinrobe


"A huge amount of customers around for sheep' - McGuire

2,500 lambs on offer at Ballinrobe

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"A huge amount of customers around for sheep' - McGuire

A special continental bullock sale attracted “a fine show of cattle” at Ballinrobe on Wednesday, according to Tom McGuire - manager.

“Despite the present difficulties with farming, everything on offer was sold,” McGuire added.

Bullocks:

  • A black Limousin - 655 kg - €1400 or €2.14/kg;
  • A Charolais- X - 545 kg - €1210 or €2.22/kg;
  • A Belgian Blue - 575 kg - €1196 or €2.08/kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus - 415 kg - €975 or €2.35/kg.

Heifers:

  • A Charolais-X - 515 kg - €1110 or €2.16/kg;
  • A Limousin - 475 kg - €1055 or €2.22/kg;
  • A Charolais-X - 295kg - €900or €3.05/kg.

Dry cows:

  • A Limousin-X - 755 kg - €1365 or €1.81/kg.

Sheep:

“With 2,500 lambs on offer and a huge amount of customers around, there was up in a 100 % clearance.”

Store lambs made from €60 to €80, factory lambs sold from €84 to €107 and ewe lambs fetched from €105 to €129; cast ewes pushed from €50 to €105.

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