Strong trade for lambs at Ballymote


'It was the biggest sale of the year so far'

Strong trade for lambs at Ballymote

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'It was the biggest sale of the year so far'

Trade was strong cattle at Ballymote on Tuesday (June 11th), according to a mart spokesperson.

Weanling Bulls sold from €540 to €615 over;

  • CHX - 345 kg - €960;

  • CH - 370 kg - €910.

Weanling Heifers achieved from €300 - €565 over;

  • LMX- 275 kg - €840;

  • CH - 330 kg - € 850.

Heifers reached from €300 - €720 over;

  • LMX - €560 kg - €1280;

  • CHX - €460 kg - €1120;

  • CHX - €310 kg - €800.

Sucklers

  • Sucklers ranged from €1150 to €1400.

Sheep

A mart spokesperson said that trade was "very strong for the large entry of lambs on offer."

"It was the biggest sale of the year so far.”

Lambs under 40 kg made from €50 to €60 over;

  • 37.5 kg - €97.50;

  • 35 kg - €85.

Lots of 40kg - 45 kg moved €50 to €74 over;

  • 43 kg - €117;

  • 44.5 kg - €115.50;

  • 44 kg - €114.50;

  • 43 kg - €114.50.

Lots 45Kg to 50 kg sold from €52 to €70.50 over;

  • 47.5 kg - €117.50;

  • 49.5 kg - €118.

Heavier lots topped out at €70 over;

  • 50 kg - €120;

  • 55 kg - €121.

Other categories

  • Ewes sold from €60 - €80 for feeding types;
  • Heavier lots made from €90 - €120;

  • Breeding types fetched €135.

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