€1,550 for suckler team at Ballinrobe


“Despite being the second last sale of the year, cattle numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe Mart; sheep numbers were back slightly” - Tom McGuire

€1,550 for suckler team at Ballinrobe

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“Despite being the second last sale of the year, cattle numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe Mart; sheep numbers were back slightly” - Tom McGuire

Despite being the second last sale of the year, cattle numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (December 5th), according to its manager, Tom McGuire.

Heifers

  • 2 Charolais sold together - 505 kg - €1235 or €2.45/kg;
  • 1 Limousin - 465 kg - €1100 or €2.37/kg;
  • 1 Limousin-X - 395 kg - €830 or €2.10/kg.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais-X - 540 kg - €1225 or €2.27/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 485 kg - €1140 or €2.35/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 380 kg - €1050 or €2.66/kg.

Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Dry cows: SAX - 755 kg - €1090 or €1.61/kg;
  • Suckler Pairings: A second-calf Limousin cow with bull calf at foot - €1550.

Weanlings

  • Weanling Bulls - A Limousin-X - 325 kg - €890 or €2.74/kg;
  • Weanling Heifers - A Charolais-X - 275 kg - €755 or €2.75/kg.

Sheep

Moving to the sheep, numbers were back slightly. Tom McGuire outlined. Store lambs made €64-€92; ewe lambs pushed from €89 up to a top call of €108 and fat ewes fetched from €62-€98.

Note

The final sale of the year will take place on Wednesday (December 12th).

All upcoming sheep and cattle sales can be viewed on the mart’s website or Facebook page - for all other enquiries, contact the mart office.

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