Strong demand for quality lots at Ballymote


“A sharper lamb trade with keen demand for the stock on offer.”

Strong demand for quality lots at Ballymote

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“A sharper lamb trade with keen demand for the stock on offer.”

Trade was strong at Ballymote Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday (May 30th), with quality lots in keen demand, according to a mart spokesperson.

Bullocks made from €300 to €700 over;

  • CHX - 660 kg - €1360;

  • AAX – 550kg - €1195.

Weanling Bulls under 300 kg sold from €400 to €620 over;

  • CHX - 280kg - €900;

  • LMX - 275 kg - €850;

  • LMX - 295 kg - €800.

Lots over 300 kg ranged from €320 to €560 over;

  • CHX - 310 kg - €870;

  • LXM - 325 kg - €825;

  • CHX - 305 kg - €840.

Weanling Heifers under 300 kg fetched from €300 to €605 over;

  • CHX - 285 kg - €890;

  • CHX - 265 kg - €825.

Lots 300 to 400 kg climbed from €340 to €600 over;

  • LMX - 380 kg - €980;

  • BBX - 345 kg - €910;

  • CHX - 340 kg - €900;

  • BBX - 325 kg - €900.

Heavier lots realised €700 over;

  • CHX - 440 kg - €1140;

  • CHX - 400 kg - €970.

Sheep

“A sharper lamb trade with keen demand for the stock on offer.” the spokesperson outlined.

Lots under 40 kg went under the hammer from €45 to €62 over;

  • 39 kg - €101;

  • 39.5 kg - €100.

Lots 40 to 45 kg sold from €50 to €73.50 over;

  • 44.5 kg - €118;

  • 43.5 kg - €117;

  • 43.5 kg - €114;

  • 41.5 kg - €110.

Lots 45 to 50 kg ranged from €52 to €72 over;

  • 47 kg - €119;

  • 47.5 kg - €119;

  • 46.5 kg - €113.

Heavier lots pushed up to €67.50 over

  • 50.5 kg - €118;

  • 50.5 kg - €117;

  • 51.5 kg - €116;

  • 50 kg - €115.

Cull Ewes

  • Stores - €48-€85;

  • Fleshed-types – €90-€123/head.

Other categories

  • Ewes with single lambs at foot - €150-€162/unit;

  • Ewes with twins - €235-245/unit.

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