Vibrant cattle trade despite adverse weather at Ballinrobe


Atrocious weather conditions hampered the number of sheep and cattle on offer at the venue; sheep numbers were similar to the previous week with a good number of customers present.

Vibrant cattle trade despite adverse weather at Ballinrobe

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Atrocious weather conditions hampered the number of sheep and cattle on offer at the venue; sheep numbers were similar to the previous week with a good number of customers present.

Despite "atrocious weather conditions" that hampered the number of sheep and cattle on offer at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday, good cattle met with a vibrant trade, according to Tom McGuire - Manager.


Heifers

  • A Limousin-X - 595 kg - €1580 or €2.66/kg;

  • 2 SLX sold together - 642 kg - €1470 or €2.29/kg;

  • An Aberdeen Angus - 590 kg - €1230 or €2.08/kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 345 kg - €850 or €2.46/kg.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais-X - 660 kg - €1438 or €2.18/kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 430 kg - €985 or €2.29/kg;

  • An Aberdeen Angus - 330 kg - €828 or €2.51/kg.

Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Dry cows: Charolais-X - 795 kg - €1600 or €2.01/kg;
  • Sucklers: A Charolais-X cow - 7 months in-calf to a Limousin bull - €1380.

Sheep
Sheep numbers were similar to the previous week with a good number of customers present, the manager added.

Store lambs were making from €86. to €125, with ewe lambs climbing to €120 and fat ewes ranging from €78 to €115.

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