Quality cattle in demand at Ballinrobe Mart


Tom McGuire noted that despite the adverse weather conditions & fodder shortages, the trade held well. Weanlings sold to €3.29/kg; culls clicked up to €2.07/kg & suckler teams made €1,690.

Quality cattle in demand at Ballinrobe Mart

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Tom McGuire noted that despite the adverse weather conditions & fodder shortages, the trade held well. Weanlings sold to €3.29/kg; culls clicked up to €2.07/kg & suckler teams made €1,690.

Tom McGuire noted that cattle numbers in Ballinrobe were similar to last week. The manager said that top prices were given for the quality stock, despite the poor weather conditions and fodder shortage.

Bullocks

A Charolais-X 560 kg made €1450.00 or €2.59 per kg; an Aberdeen-Angus 515 kg hit €1320.00 or €2.56 per kg and 4 Charolais sold together 385 kg fetched €1050.00 or €2.73 per kg.

Heifers

A Limousin-X 605 kg peaked at €1415.00 or €2.34 per kg, a Charolais-X 435 kg topped out at €1160.00 or €2.67 per kg and an Aberdeen Angus-X 335 kg made a top price of €1045.00 or €3.12 per kg

Weanlings

  • Weanling Heifers: Limousin-cross 365kg made €1115.00 or €3.05 per kg.
  • Weanling Bulls: Belgian Blue-X 325 kg realised €1070.00 or €3.29 per kg.

Cull Cows; Sucklers & Suck Calves

  • Dry Cow: Limousin 815 kg made €1690.00 or €2.07 per kg.
  • A Charolais Cow with bull calf at foot made €1680.00
  • Friesian bull suck calves ranged in price from €55.00to a high of €100.00 while Charolais-X bull calf made €390.00.

Sheep

Sheep numbers were back slightly to last week with again a full clearance, according to Tom McGuire. Hoggets made from 102.00 to €118.00, with fat ewes asking from €82.00 to a €122.00; butcher Lambs hit prices from €105.00 to €125.00.

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