Dry cows top out at €1,540 at Ballinrobe


Heifers hit €1,300, bullocks climbed to €1,200, weanling bulls reached €880 and suckler pairings made up to €1,770.

Dry cows top out at €1,540 at Ballinrobe

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Heifers hit €1,300, bullocks climbed to €1,200, weanling bulls reached €880 and suckler pairings made up to €1,770.

A large number of cattle number went under the hammer at Ballinrobe Mart on Wednesday (June 7th), according to Tom McGuire - Manager.

Heifers:

  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 545 kg - €1300 or €2.39/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 445 kg - €1145 or €2.57/kg;
  • A Charolais - 335 kg - €920 or €2.75/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 265 kg - €840 or €3.17/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Limousin-X - 525 kg - €1200 or €2.29/kg;
  • A Charolais-X - 460 kg - €1145 or €2.49/kg;
  • A Belgian Blue - 395 kg - €1000 or €2.53/kg.

Weanling Bulls

  • A Limousin-X - 295 kg - €880 or €2.98/kg.

Dry Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Cull Cows: A Limousin-X - 755 kg - €1540 or €2.04/kg;
  • Suckler Pairings: A Limousin cow with bull calf at foot - €1770.

Sheep

“Sheep numbers were up slightly on last week with trade a little bit firmer.” the manager outlined.

Spring lambs made to €130 and ewes with couples pushed from €225 to €250.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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