Cattle numbers were similar to last week at Ballinrobe on Wednesday (May 8th), according to Tom McGuire - Manager.
“Plenty of customers around the ring, especially for the quality lots.” he highlighted.
- A Limousin-X - 535 kg - €1,300 or €2.43/KG;
- 2 Aberdeen Angus-X sold together - 358 kg - €1,040 or €2.91/kg;
- A Charolais-X - 405 kg - €1055 or €2.60/kg;
- 3 Belgian-Blue-crosses sold together - 322 kg - €905 or €2.81/kg.
- An Aberdeen-Angus-X - 735 kg - €1500 or €2.04/kg;
- A Charolais-X - 655 kg - €1490 or €2.27/kg;
- 2 Limousin-crosses - 465 kg - €1200 or €2.58/kg.
- Weanling Heifers: A Belgian-Blue-X - 250 kg - €795 or €3.18/kg;
- Weanling Bulls: A Limousin-X - 325 kg - €965 or €2.97/kg.
Dry Cows and Suckler Pairings
- Dry Cows: A SIX - 605 kg - €1220 or €2.02/kg;
- Suckler Pairings: A 3rd-calf Limousin cow with a heifer calf at foot €1,440.
A larger entry of sheep went under the hammer, with a slight improvement in trade, the manager added.
Store lambs made from €92 to €116, heavy lambs sold from €97 to €125, fat ewes pushed from €90 to €105 and a ewe with a couple realised €245.