Cattle Sale: Numbers are remaining very big in Ballinrobe with a noticeable improvement in the trade especially in the bullock section.
Some examples of Heifer prices:
Charolais 505 kg made €1280.00
Limousine 475 kg made €1145.00
Aberdeen Angus 380 kg made €945.00
Some Bullock prices:
Limousine X 535 kg made €1360.00
3 Charolais sold together 495 kg made €1210.00
Aberdeen Angus 485 kg made €1100.00
Weanling Heifers: Top price went to a Charolais 395 kg made €1105.00.
Best price in the Weanling Bulls went to a Charolais 365 kg made €1100.00.
Top price in the dry cows went to a Charolais X 735 kg made €1330.00.
Sucklers: An Aberdeen cow with a bull calf at foot made a top price of €1600.00.
Sheep numbers are beginning to decline slightly.
Store Lambs were making from €65.00 to €100.00 with ewe lambs making up to a €112.00.
Factory Lambs were made from €90.00 to €110.00
Fat Ewes made from €68.00 to tops of €95.00.
Please note there will be a special sale of 19 in Calf Limousine Cows at 11.am
For further details on upcoming special sales see our website (www. aurivo.ie) or the local papers.
Pre-booking for cattle each Friday - (094 95 41140).