Cull cows reach €1,540 at Ballymote


A good entry of stock - for the time of year - went under the hammer at Ballymote Mart on Thursday. The sale included an entry of dry cows - the majority of which were forward stores and Continentals.

Cull cows reach €1,540 at Ballymote

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A good entry of stock - for the time of year - went under the hammer at Ballymote Mart on Thursday. The sale included an entry of dry cows - the majority of which were forward stores and Continentals.

A good entry of stock - for the time of year - went under the hammer at Ballymote Mart on Thursday (December 6th), according to a mart spokesperson.

The spokesperson said the sale included with an "excellent entry of Dry Cows with mainly Continental lots available for sale" - the majority of which were forward stores.
Bullocks under 500 kg made from €350 to €600 over

  • AAX - 470 KG - €1070;
  • CHX - 450 KG - €1040;
  • LMX - 420 KG - €1000.

Lots 500 to 600 kg sold from 400 to 700 over

  • LMX - 550 KG - €1250;
  • LM - 560 KG - €1170;
  • LMX - 550 KG - €1230.

Heavier lots realised €720 over

  • CHX - 625 KG - €1300.

Heifers fetched from €300 to €680 over

  • LMX - 320 KG - 1000;
  • CHX - 420 KG - €1050;
  • CHX - 415 KG - €950;
  • AAX - 560 KG - €1090.

Suckler Pairings

  • Sucklers varied from €1090 to €1,470 - a price that was paid for a Sept-2010-born AAX cow and herJune-2018-born CHX bull.

Dry Cows

Stores ranged from €100 to €300 over, with heavy lots pushing from €450 to €700 over;

  • LM - 770 KG - €1470;
  • LMX - 755 KG - €1410;
  • LMX - 760 KG - €1410;
  • LMX - 820 KG - €1410;
  • CHX - 945 KG - €1540.

Weanling Bulls under 300 kg recorded prices from €250 to €500

  • CHX - 255 KG - €755;
  • LMX - 245 KG - €705;
  • CHX - 275 KG - €670.

Lots over 300 kg made from €250 to €520 over

  • LMX - 325 KG - €845;
  • LMX - 380 KG - €820;
  • CHX - 340 KG - €800.

Weanling Heifers under 300 kg sold from €280 to €500 over

  • CHX - 290 KG - €790;
  • LMX - 285 KG - €700;
  • CHX - 240 KG - €670;
  • CHX - 275 KG - €655.

Heavier lots peaked at €480 over

  • LMX - 320 KG - €800;
  • CHX - 325 KG - €765;
  • CHX - 395 KG - €780.

Note

  • Cattle: Thursday (December 13th) - Special Sale of Heifers and Heifer Weanlings - the final Cattle Sale for 2018;
  • Sheep: Sheep Sales continue every Tuesday evening at 6 pm - final sheep sale of 2018 takes place on Tuesday, December 18th.

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