Cattle improve by €10 - €30/head at Baltinglass


A good show of quality cattle met with an improved trade, while heavy hoggets improved by €4-€6/head at Saturday's sale.

Cattle improve by €10 - €30/head at Baltinglass

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A good show of quality cattle met with an improved trade, while heavy hoggets improved by €4-€6/head at Saturday's sale.

A good show of quality cattle met with an improved trade at Baltinglass Mart on Wednesday (March 3rd), according to a mart spokesperson.

With more farmer customers presented, prices improved by €10 - €30/head, the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • X1 LM - 635KG - €1360;

  • X1 CH - 625KG - €1350;

  • X1 LM - 20KG - €1330;

  • X2 LM - 575KG - €1290;

  • X2 SI - 535KG - €1270;

  • X2 LM - 590KG - €1265;

  • X5 LM - 4800KG - €1200;

  • X1 RWX - 515KG - €1180;

  • X2 CH - 525KG- €1140;

  • X1 SI - 470KG- €1140;

  • X2 CH - 460KG - €1075;

  • X2 CH - 410KG - €990;

  • X3 LM - 380KG - €930;

  • X1 FR - 500KG - €800;

  • X2 FR - 485KG - €800;

  • X3 CH - 320KG - €720;

  • X2 HE - 350KG - €640.

Heifers:

  • X1 CH - 570KG - €1180;

  • X1 HE - 470KG - €960;

  • X1 HE - 450KG - €900;

  • X1 LM - 320KG - €875;

  • X1 LM - 350KG - €840;

  • X1 LM - 380KG - €845;

  • X1 LM - 345KG - €810;

  • X1 CH - 340KG - €800;

  • X1 LM - 335KG - €780;

  • X1 CH - 255KG - €700.

Cull Cows:

  • Cows made from €650- €1190.

Sheep Sale

Heavy hoggets improved by €4-€6/head at the mart’s sheep sale on Saturday (April 6th), the spokesperson outlined.

Stores also met an improved trade; a top call of €230 was recorded for ewes with lambs at foot.

Sample Prices:

  • X3 50kg - €119;

  • X1 50kg - €119;

  • X10 44.5kg - €113;

  • X10 38kg - €95;

  • X1036kg - €90;

  • X2 35kg - €89;

  • X6 35kg - €88;

  • X5 32kg - €75.

Other Categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €130 - €230/unit;

  • Cast ewes - €75-€130/head.

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