A special continental bullock sale attracted “a fine show of cattle” at Ballinrobe on Wednesday (September 4th), according to Tom McGuire - manager.
“Despite the present difficulties with farming, everything on offer was sold.”
“Sheep numbers reached an all-time high with again an abundance of customers resulting in a fine trade all-day.”
- A Limousin - 655 kg - €1400 or €2.14/kg [main image];
- A Charolais-X - 545 kg - €1210 or €2.22/kg;
- A Belgian-Blue - 575 kg - €1196 or €2.08/kg;
- An Aberdeen-Angus - 415 kg - €975 or €2.35/kg.
- A Charolais-X - 515 kg - €1110 or €2.16/kg;
- A Limousin - 475 kg - €1055 or €2.22/kg;
- A Charolais-X - 295 kg - €900 or €3.05/kg.
- A Limousin-X - 755 kg - €1365 or €1.81/kg.
“With 2500 lambs on offer and a huge amount of customers around, there was up in a 100 % clearance.” McGuire outlined.
Store lambs fetched from €60-€80, factory lambs made from €84-€107, while ewe lambs traded at €105-€129; cast ewes went under the hammer from €50-€105.