€1,450 for heifers at Ballinrobe


“Cattle and sheep numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe on Wednesday with a huge emphasis on quality” - Tom McGuire.

€1,450 for heifers at Ballinrobe

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“Cattle and sheep numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe on Wednesday with a huge emphasis on quality” - Tom McGuire.

Cattle and sheep numbers were similar to the previous week in Ballinrobe on Wednesday (November 14th), with a huge emphasis on quality, according to Tom McGuire.

Heifers

  • A Charolais-X - 565 kg - €1450 - €2.57/kg [main image];
  • A Limousin-X - 485 kg - €1195 - €2.46/kg;
  • 3 Belgian Blue-Xs - 395 kg - €1100 - €2.78/kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus - 420 kg - €1005 - €2.39/kg.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais-X - 585 kg - €1325 or €2.26/kg;
  • A Limousin-X - 550 kg - €1245 - €2.26/kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 475 kg - €1055 - €2.22/kg.

Cull Cows & Suckler Pairings

  • Dry Cows: Charolais-X - 930 kg - €1710 - €1.84/kg
  • Suckler Pairing: A Charolais cow with a heifer calf at foot - €1750.

Weanlings

Bulls: Charolais - 315 kg - €1075 - €3.41/kg;

Heifers: Limousin-X - 275 kg - €815 or €2.96/kg.

Sheep

Sheep numbers were very similar to the previous week with a slightly better demand resulting in a stronger trade all-round, Tom McGuire outlined.

Store lambs made from €58 - €84; ewe lambs pushed from €85 - €111 and fat ewes fetched from €62 - €98.

Note

Weanlings sales have reverted back to the Wednesdays for the remainder of the year.

Pre-booking Every Friday on 094 95 41140 from 9 am. Aurivo Livestock Mart wishes to advise sellers that all cattle must be penned by 10 am at the latest.

Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart

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