Dry cows reach €1,575 at Ballinrobe


“The sale was enhanced trade-wise by the large numbers of purchasers” - McGuire

Dry cows reach €1,575 at Ballinrobe

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“The sale was enhanced trade-wise by the large numbers of purchasers” - McGuire

A good sale of quality and lesser quality cattle at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (April 14th), was enhanced trade-wise by the large numbers of purchasers, especially farmers, according to Tom McGuire - Manager.

Heifers:

  • A Limousin-X - 495 kg - €1270 or €2.57/kg;
  • A Charolais-X - 465 kg - €1145 or €2.46/kg;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus sold together - 335 kg - €810.00 - €2.42/kg;
  • A Hereford-cross - 320 kg - €700 or €2.19/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Charolais-X - 565 kg - €1435 or €2.54/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 475 kg - €1225 or €2.58/kg;
  • 2 Salers-crosses sold together - 406 kg - €1110 - €2.73/kg.

Weanlings

  • Weanling Heifers: 2 Limousin-crosses - 320 kg - €900 or €2.81/kg;
  • Weanling Bulls: A Charolais-X - 335 kg - €995 or €2.97/kg.

Dry Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Dry Cows: A Simmental-cross - 745 kg (main picture) - €1575 or €2.11/kg;
  • Suckler Pairings: A Limousin- X 3rd-calf cow with a heifer calf at foot - €1505.

Sheep

Sheep numbers are remaining similar each week so far, the manager outlined.

Store lambs made from €105 to €140, hoggets climbed from €110-€128 and ewes with couples realised €245.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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