Demand remains strongest for quality cattle at Ballinrobe


Tom McGuire said that plainer types were more difficult to sell. On the sheep front, lambs sold to €90; fat ewes hit €88 & ewe lambs peaked at €116.

Demand remains strongest for quality cattle at Ballinrobe

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Tom McGuire said that plainer types were more difficult to sell. On the sheep front, lambs sold to €90; fat ewes hit €88 & ewe lambs peaked at €116.

Cattle numbers were similar to last week in Ballinrobe on Wednesday (October 3rd), according to Tom McGuire - Manager.

He noted that plenty of customers were present for quality stock; however, plainer types remained difficult to sell.

Heifers

  • A Charolais-X - 565 kg - €1555 or €2.75 per kg;
  • A Limousin - 515 kg - €1135 or €2.20 per kg;
  • An Aberdeen Angus-X - 435 kg - €1100 or €2.53 per kg.

Bullocks

  • A Charolais - 590 kg - €1470 or €2.49 per kg;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 440 kg - €1130 or €2.57 per kg;
  • A Charolais-X - 385 kg - €1090 or €2.83 per kg.

Other categories:

  • Cull Cows: A Limousin - 675 kg - €1440 or €2.13 per kg;
  • Weanling Bulls: A Charolais - 330 kg - €1120 or €3.39 per kg;
  • Weanling Heifers: A Limousin-X - 365 kg - €1035 or €2.84 per kg.

Sheep

Store lambs made from €66-€90; fat ewes pushed from €72.-€88 and ewe lambs were ranged from €87-€116.

Note

Wednesday, October 10th - A Special Continental Heifer sale and Weanling sales will continue each Monday for the Autumn period.

Pre- booking for Weanlings takes place each Thursday from 9 am and Cattle on Friday from 9am on (094 95 41140).

Aurivo Livestock Mart wishes to advise sellers that all cattle must be penned by 10 am at the latest.

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