Cattle numbers were on par with the previous week at Ballinrobe on Wednesday, July 15th, according to Tom McGuire.
Speaking following the weekly cattle sale, the mart manager, said: “If anything the trade was better than last week with plenty of quality stores around, and plenty of customers to bid for them.”
- A Limousin-X 615 kg - €1380.00 or €2.24 per kg;
- A Charolais-X - 495 kg - €1240.00 or €2.51 per kg,
- A Belgian Blue-X - 375 kg - €945.00 or €2.52 per kg;
- An Aberdeen Angus-X - 335 kg - €885.00 or €2.64 per kg.
- A Charolais-X 445 kg - €1140.00 or €2.56 per kg;
- A Limousin-X - 510 kg - €1170.00 or €2.29 kg;
- An Aberdeen Angus-X - 395 kg - €900.00 or €2.28 per kg.
- Weanling bulls: A Limousin - 275 kg - €800.00 or €2.91 per kg.
Dry cows and suckler pairs:
- Cull cows: A Charolais-X - 710 kg - €1320.00 or €1.86 per kg;
- An Aberdeen Angus cow with a Charolais bull calf at foot - €1480.00.
With 1250 sheep on offer and plenty of customers around for lambs, trade was very brisk throughout the day, according to McGuire.
Store lambs averaging 35 kgs sold from €81.00 to €92.00, while ewe lambs climbed from €92.00 to €108.00.
Factory lambs fetched from €78.00 to €112.00, while fat ewes ranged from €87.00 to €120.00