Trade remains steady at Ballinrobe


“Trade held up very well; it was probably helped by the lovely fine weather which brought plenty of farmers around the ring.”

Trade remains steady at Ballinrobe

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“Trade held up very well; it was probably helped by the lovely fine weather which brought plenty of farmers around the ring.”

Another “fine sale” of cattle in Ballinrobe on Wednesday (May 1st), according to Tom McGuire - Manager.

“Trade held up very well; it was probably helped by the lovely fine weather which brought plenty of farmers around the ring.”

Heifers:

  • A Charolais-X - 425 kg - €1170 or €2.75/kg;
  • A Simmental-X - 570 kg - €1355 or €2.38/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 475 kg - €1240.00 or €2.61/kg;
  • An Aberdeen-Angus - 380 kg - €1030 or €2.71/kg.

Bullocks:

  • A Charolais-X - 555 kg - €1310 or €2.36/kg;
  • 2 Limousins sold together - 465 kg - €1240 or €2.67/kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 375 kg - €1030 or €2.75/kg.

Weanlings

  • Weanling Heifers: A Belgian-Blue-X - 275 kg - €900 or €3.27/kg;
  • Weanling Bulls: A Simmental-cross - 270 kg - €890 or €3.30/kg.

Dry Cows and Suckler Pairings

  • Dry Cows: A Limousin-X - 795 kg - €1625 or €2.04/kg;
  • Suckler Pairings: A Simmental cow with a heifer calf at foot - €1575.

Sheep

Sheep numbers are increasing each week, the manager added.

Store lambs sold from €90 to €118, while heavy lambs fetched from €95 to €127, fat ewes ranged from €88 to €110 and a ewe with a couple climbed to €245.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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