Good weather attracts more customers to Ballinrobe Mart


A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types, with up to €2.60/kg recorded. Heifers sold to €2.60/kg, weanling bulls hit €3.05/kg and dry cows realised €1.91/kg.

Good weather attracts more customers to Ballinrobe Mart

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A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types, with up to €2.60/kg recorded. Heifers sold to €2.60/kg, weanling bulls hit €3.05/kg and dry cows realised €1.91/kg.

A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types to Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (February 27th), according to Tom McGuire – Manager.

He noted that, as always, the top-quality lots realised the top prices with the fine weather bringing “plenty of customers” to the ringside.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais-X - 545 kg - €1345 or €2.47 per kg;

  • A Limousin- 465 kg - €1210 or €2.60 per kg;

  • 4 Aberdeen-Angus sold together - 405 kg - €1010 or €2.49 per kg.

Heifers:

  • 3 Charolais sold together - 535 kg - €1325 or €2.48 per kg;

  • An Aubrac-cross - 425 kg - €1065 or €2.51 per kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 335 kg - €870 or €2.60 per kg.

Weanlings

Weanling Heifers: A Charolais-X - 335 kg - €955 or €2.85 per kg;

Weanling Bulls: A Belgian Blue - 290 kg - €885 or €3.05 per kg.

Dry Cows and Suckler Entries

  • Dry Cows: An Aberdeen-Angus-X - 695 kg - €1325 or €1.91 per kg;

  • Suckler Pairings: A 4-year-old Limousin-X cow with a Charolais heifer calf at foot - €1575.

Sheep

Sheep numbers are remaining small with little or change in price, the manager added.

Store lambs made from €80 to €122 while ewe lambs realised €127; fat ewes went under the hammer from €88-€114.

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