Heifers sell to €1,430 at Ballinrobe


Trade held well, especially for quality lots; bullocks hit €1,285, dry cows realised €1,565 and suckler pairings peaked at €1,480.

Heifers sell to €1,430 at Ballinrobe

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Trade held well, especially for quality lots; bullocks hit €1,285, dry cows realised €1,565 and suckler pairings peaked at €1,480.

Cattle numbers were similar to the previous week at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (July 17th), according to Tom McGuire – Manager - who noted that trade held well, especially for quality lots.

Heifers:

  • A Limousin-X - 655 kg - €1430 or €2.18/kg (main picture);

  • A Charolais-X - 505 kg - €1235 or €2.45/kg;

  • An Aberdeen-Angus-X - 445 kg - €995 or €2.24/kg;

  • A Charolais - 270 kg - €818 or €3.02/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Limousin-X - 570 kg - €1285 or €2.25/kg;

  • A Charolais-X - 385 kg - €1000 or €2.60/kg;

  • 3 Friesian sold together - 343 kg - €495 or €1.44/kg.

Weanling Bulls:

  • A Limousin - 295 kg - €805 or €2.73/kg.

Dry cows and suckler pairings:

  • Dry cows: A Charolais-X - 835 kg - €1565 or €1.87/kg;

  • Suckler pairings: A Charolais-X cow with a heifer calf at foot - €1480.

Sheep

“Sheep numbers were up again on the previous week with a lively trade resulting in a full clearance.” the manager said.

Store lambs pushed from €70 to €96, while factory lambs climbed from €94 to €116 and cull ewes topped out at €110.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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