350 cattle offered for sale at Ballinrobe


“The high-quality of the stock on show resulted in a 100% clearance” – Tom McGuire

350 cattle offered for sale at Ballinrobe

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“The high-quality of the stock on show resulted in a 100% clearance” – Tom McGuire

350 cattle went under the hammer at Ballinrobe on Wednesday (March 6th), with a full clearance according to Tom McGuire – Manager.

Heifers:

  • 3 Limousin-X sold together - 538 kg - €1275 or €2.37/kg;

  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 535 kg - €1200 or €2.24/kg;

  • 3 Hereford-X sold together - 366 kg - €835 or €2.28/kg;

  • A Charolais-X -455 kg - €1120 or €2.46/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Charolais - 475 kg - €1240 or €2.61/kg;

  • A Limousin-X - 385 kg - €1070 or €2.78/kg;

  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 460 kg - €1155 or €2.51/kg.

Weanlings

  • Weanling Heifers: A Limousin-X - 325 kg - €890 or €2.74/kg;
  • Weanling Bulls: A Charolais-X - 315 kg - €975 or €3.10/kg.

Dry Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Dry Cows - An Aberdeen Angus-X - 665 kg - €1280 00 or €1.92/kg.

  • Suckler Pairings - A Limousin cow with a Charolais bull calf at foot - €1700.

Sheep

Sheep numbers are remaining small, the manager added. Store lambs made from €72to €106 with heavy lambs topping out at €126.

Moving to the other categories, fat ewes fetched from €87-€112, while in-lamb ewes ranged from €140- €180 and a ewe with a couple led the sale at €230.

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