Weanling bulls sell to €2.96/kg at Ballinrobe


'Cattle numbers were again similar to the previous weeks; sheep numbers are continuing to increase weekly'

Weanling bulls sell to €2.96/kg at Ballinrobe

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'Cattle numbers were again similar to the previous weeks; sheep numbers are continuing to increase weekly'

Cattle numbers were again similar to the previous weeks at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (August 21st), while sheep numbers are continuing to increase weekly, according to Tom McGuire – manager.

Heifers:

  • A Charolais-X - 490 kg - €1175 or €2.40/kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 385 kg - €1000 or €2.60/kg;

  • A Belgian Blue-X - 535 kg - €1165 or €2.18/kg;

  • 4 Aberdeen Angus sold together - 295 kg - €700 or €2.37/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Charolais-X - 515 kg - €1135 or €2.20/kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 475 kg - €1055 or €2.22/kg;

  • An Aberdeen-Angus - 370 kg - €800 or €2.16/kg.

Other categories:

  • Weanling bulls: A Charolais-X - 275 kg - €815 or €2.96/kg.

  • Dry cows: A Limousin-X 690 kg - €1255 or €1.82/kg.

Sheep

Sheep numbers are continuing to rise each week with the trade slightly easier, McGuire outlined.

Store lambs pushed from €72-€98, while trade for ewe lambs was similar to last week; these traded from €90-€124.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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