Farmers active for quality stores at Baltinglass


There was strong demand for all types at its cattle sale, while Spring lambs reached €130 and cast ewes peaked at €134.

Farmers active for quality stores at Baltinglass

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There was strong demand for all types at its cattle sale, while Spring lambs reached €130 and cast ewes peaked at €134.

A larger entry of spring lambs met with a strong trade at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday (May 4th), according to Tom Coleman.

Summary

  • Spring lambs - €120 - €130;

  • Cast ewes - €75 - €134;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot - €110 - €200.

Prices:

  • X4 45kg - €130;

  • X5 44kg - €125;

  • X3 42Kg - €120;

  • X1 55kg - €120;

  • X2 65kg - €110;

  • X10 45kg - €107;

  • X6 48kg - €104;

  • X17 75kg - €104;

  • X2 40kg - €85;

  • X5 35kg - €71.

Cattle

Farmers were actively sourcing quality stores at the mart’s cattle sale on Wednesday (May 1st). “Very strong demand for all sorts of cattle. Quality cattle were a very good trade,” added Coleman.

Bullocks:

  • X1 SHX - 700KG - €1400;

  • X1 AA - 590KG - €1220;

  • X1 LM - 690KG - €1370;

  • X1 HE - 675KG - €1200;

  • X2 LM - 395KG - €1090;

  • X3 LM - 63KG - €1060;

  • X1 HE - 500KG - €1080;

  • X1 LM - 510KG - €1100;

  • X1 CH - 500KG - €980;

  • X4 AA - 480KG - €950;

  • X1 AA - 450KG - €920;

  • X2 HE - 430KG - €900;

  • X2 AA - 400KG - €900;

  • X2 CH - 350KG - €880;

  • X1 CH - 370KG - €835;

  • X1 CH - 330KG - €800;

  • X1 SI - 320KG - €700.

Heifers:

  • X2 CH - 510KG - €1210;

  • X1 CH - 500KG - €1110;

  • X1 HE - 415KG - €950;

  • X1 SI - 400KG - €900;

  • X1 SI - 280KG - €610;

  • X3 LM - 260KG - €550.

Cull Cows:

  • Cull cows - €900-€1200.

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