An excellent entry of dry cows at Ballymote


Heifers pushed from €280 - €600 over, while lambs sold from €45 - €59 over

An excellent entry of dry cows at Ballymote

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Heifers pushed from €280 - €600 over, while lambs sold from €45 - €59 over

A strong trade for all the cattle on offer at Ballymote on Tuesday (July 2nd).

According to Donal Fallon, there was “plenty of customers anxious for stock”.

“There was an excellent entry of dry cows, mainly forward store types on offer,” he noted.

Heifers pushed from €280 - €600 over;

  • LMX 455 kg - €1055;

  • CH 370 kg - €900;

  • LMx 365 kg €900.

Sucklers pairings improved by €1800 - €1860 per unit;

  • 2016 born LM Cow and LM Bull calf at foot sold for €1860;

  • 2017 born LM Cow and LM Bull at foot hit €1800.

Dry Cows Stores fetched from €150 - €300 over;

Heavy lots made from €400 - €605 over

  • LMX 765kg - €1370

  • LMX 750kg - €1340

  • LMX 770kg - €1330

Sheep

“Lambs met a steady trade with a good entry of factory type animals on offer”

Lots under 40 kg sold from €43.50 - €51 over

  • 39kg - €90

  • 36.5 kg - € 80

Lots 40 - 45 kg improved from €44 - €58 over

  • 44 kg - €102

  • 44 kg - €101

  • 44 kg - €100

  • 44.5 kg - €101

Lots 45 - €50 kg pushed from €45 - €59 over

  • 46 kg - €105

  • 47.5 kg - €106

  • 48 kg - €106

  • 48.5 kg - €106

Heavier types fetched up to €57 over

  • 50 kg - €107

  • 52.5 kg - €107

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