Dry cows peak at €1,570 at Ballinrobe


Heifers topped out at €1,600, while bullocks sold to €1,365. Moving to the sheep, store lambs made up to €121, ewe lambs hit €118 & fat ewes climbed to €112.

Dry cows peak at €1,570 at Ballinrobe

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Heifers topped out at €1,600, while bullocks sold to €1,365. Moving to the sheep, store lambs made up to €121, ewe lambs hit €118 & fat ewes climbed to €112.

Cattle and sheep numbers are beginning to rise at Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart as we progress into the new year, Tom McGuire – the mart’s manager said.

The manager noted that purchasers continued to place an emphasis on quality lots at the general cattle sale on Wednesday (January 16th).

Heifers

  • A Limousin-X - 635 kg - €1600 or €2.52/kg;
  • A Charolais-X - 555 kg - €1505 or €2.7/kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 385 kg - €1000 or €2.60/kg.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais-X - 575 kg - €1365 or €2.37/kg;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus sold together - 447 kg - €1025 or €2.29/kg.

Dry Cows

  • Cull Cows: A Charolais-X - 895 kg - €1570 or €1.75/kg. (pictured)

Sheep

Sheep numbers were up on the previous week as were prices, with lots of customers making their presence felt for store lambs, the manager said.

Store lambs fetched from €82 to €121, while ewe lambs pushed up to €118 and fat ewes sold from €76 to €112.

Note

  • Pre-booking every Friday on 094 95 41140 from 9 am.
  • 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.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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