'A good few buyers looking for stock' at Loughrea


“Prices have improved for all types of cattle."

'A good few buyers looking for stock' at Loughrea

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“Prices have improved for all types of cattle."

Lambs prices were slightly easier than the previous week at Loughrea Mart’s most recent sale, according to a spokesperson.

They said that despite this, returns were “much better” than the corresponding period last year with a top call of €116 recorded for entries weighing 49.5kg.

Sample prices:

  • 38kg - €89;

  • 42.5kg - €99;

  • 43kgs - €102;

  • 45kgs - €112;

  • 48kg - €115;

  • 49.5kg - €118;

  • 50kgs - €115.

Ewe lambs:

  • 43kgs - €110;

  • 46.5kg - €116.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €55-€116.

Cattle

“Prices have improved for all types of cattle with a good few buyers looking for stock.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 LMX – 380kg - €980;

  • 1 LMX – 400kg - €1,000;

  • 1 LMX – 430kg - €1,115;

  • 1 CHX – 455kg - €1,135;

  • 1 AAX – 550kg - €1,120;

  • 1 LMX – 565kg - €1,290.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 425kg - €970;

  • 1 LMX – 445kg - €1,075;

  • 1 LMX – 545kg - €1,090;

  • 1 CHX – 590kg - €1,220;

  • 1 LMX – 580kg - €1,365;

  • 1 CHX – 610kg - €1,300.

Cull cows:

  • 1 LMX – 550kg - €965;

  • 1 SIX – 615kg - €1,085;

  • 1 CHX – 745kg - €1,340;

  • 1 SIX – 755kg - €1,050;

  • 1 CHX – 780kg - €1,380.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD / Facebook

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