‘A seller’s market’ at Ballyjamesduff


‘Grass buyers’ competed with Northern customers

‘A seller’s market’ at Ballyjamesduff

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‘Grass buyers’ competed with Northern customers

A large sale of quality cattle met with an excellent trade at Ballyjamesduff Mart on Tuesday (April 23rd), according to John Tevlin – Manager.

“It was a seller's market with grass buyers in keen competition with Northern customers.” He said.

Bullocks peaked at €1115 with the weight and cull cows sold to €1040 over, while weanlings made up €3.65/kg.

Moving to the other rings, sucklers climbed to €1800, dairy cows pushed up to €1570, maiden FR heifers hit €910 and suck calves topped out €340.

Heavy Bullocks:

  • LMX - 700KGS - €1680;
  • CHX - 845KGS - €1960;
  • CH - 760KGS - €1680;
  • CHX - 810KGS - €1730;
  • LMX - 795KGS - €1660;
  • SIX - 835KGS - €1700;
  • CH - 840KGS - €1700.

Store Bullocks:

  • CHX - 445KGS - €1150;
  • CHX - 495KGS - €1250;
  • CHX - 485KGS - €1200;
  • SAX - 490KGS - €1190;
  • SIX - 485KGS - €1160;
  • BBX - 475KGS - €1130;
  • HEX - 480KGS - €1140.

Heavy Heifers:

  • 2 CH - 548KGS - €1440;
  • CHX - 600KGS - €1405;
  • CHX - 630KGS - €1410;
  • CHX - 660KGS - €1450;
  • CHX - 655KGS - €1430;
  • LMX - 690KGS - €1435;
  • CHX - 720KGS - €1470.

Store/ Breeding Heifers:

  • BBX - 420KGS - €1170;
  • LMX - 470KGS - €1210;
  • CHX - 495KGS - €1265;
  • LMX - 460KGS - €1165;
  • SIX - 485KGS - €1190;
  • LMX - 485KGS - €1180;
  • CHX - 485KGS - €1170.

Weanling Heifers:

  • CHX - 385KGS - €1090;
  • CHX - 400KGS - €1105;
  • CHX - 435KGS - €1150;
  • 2 LMX - 357KGS - €890;
  • LMX - 360KGS - €895;
  • CHX - 185KGS - €500.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CHX - 325KGS - €1000;
  • 2 SI - 305KGS - €930;
  • LMX - 245KGS - €895;
  • LMX - 245KGS - €875;
  • LMX - 240KGS - €660;
  • CHX - 245KGS - €640;
  • CHX - 520KGS - €1205;
  • CHX - 580KGS - €1180.

Dry Cows:

  • BAX - 750KGS - €1640;
  • LMX - 740KGS - €1570;
  • CHX - 950KGS - €1990;
  • SI - 772KGS - €1610;
  • LMX - 740KGS - €1530;
  • SIX - 510KGS - €940;
  • FR - 580KGS - €970;
  • FRX - 570KGS - €870.

Suckler Pairings - €1060-€1800

  • LMX Cow scanned in-calf to LIM Bull due middle of May/June - €1060;
  • Shorthorn Cow with Shorthorn heifer calf at foot - €1180;
  • LMX Cow with heifer calf at foot - €1240;
  • 5-star Charolais cow in-calf to Charolais bull €1370;
  • LMX Cow with heifer calf at foot €1560;
  • LMX Cow pedigree-non-registered with heifer calf at foot - €1680;
  • Charolais Cow (third-calver) with Charolais heifer calf at foot - €1780;
  • LM cow with bull calf at foot - €1800;

Dairy Entries

  • Dairy Cows - €1080- €1570;
  • Friesian maiden heifers made from €750-€910.

Calves:

  • LMX bull - €340;
  • LMX heifer - €290;
  • AAX bull - €270;
  • AAX bull - €255;
  • AAX heifer - €250;
  • BBX heifer - €200;
  • HEX heifer - €280;
  • Friesian bulls - €50-€135.

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