Lighter weanlings selling best at Loughrea


“Nice quality bulls and heifers are making very good money with lighter ones selling best.”

Lighter weanlings selling best at Loughrea

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“Nice quality bulls and heifers are making very good money with lighter ones selling best.”

There was a “great” trade for lambs at Loughrea Mart on Thursday (September 3rd), according to a spokesperson.

They noted that there was strong competition with up to €133 paid for cull ewes.

Lambs:

  • 39kg - €96.50;

  • 43kg - €94.50;

  • 45kg - €105;

  • 46kg - €109;

  • 48.5kg - €116;

  • 50kg - €115.

Ewes lambs:

  • 40kg - €104;

  • 42.5kg - €108;

  • 46kg - €116;

  • 44.3kg - €117;

  • 45kg - €126.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €70-€126/head;
  • Ewe hoggets - €140-€199/head.

Weanlings

“Nice quality bulls and heifers are making very good money with lighter ones selling best.”

Bulls:

  • 1 LMX – 260kg - €829;

  • 1 LMX – 267.5kg - €920;

  • 1 LMX – 325kg - €780;

  • 1 LMX – 335kg - €850;

  • 1 CHX – 340kg - €910.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 235kg - €660;

  • 1 LMX – 280kg - €710;

  • 1 LMX – 285kg - €740;

  • 1 LMX – 360kg - €770;

  • 1 LMX – 365kg - €900;

  • 1 CHX – 370kg - €915.

Cattle

“Trade for cattle is holding up well despite bigger numbers coming out due to the very wet weather.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 440kg - €1,100;

  • 1 CHX – 475kg - €1,200;

  • 1 CHX – 530kg - €1,370;

  • 1 CHX – 535kg - €1,340;

  • 1 AA – 655kg - €1,320;

  • 1 AAX – 740kg - €1,380;

  • 1 CHX – 770kg - €1,460.

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 345kg - €900;

  • 1 LMX – 385kg - €1,050;

  • 1 CHX – 435kg - €1,150;

  • 1 LMX – 470kg - €1,060;

  • 1 LMX – 595kg - €1,360;

  • 1 LMX – 600kg - €1,200;

  • 1 LMX – 620kg - €1,390;

  • 1 LMX – 725kg - €1,450.

Cull cows:

  • 1 SIX – 550kg - €920;

  • 1 LMX – 660kg - €1,240;

  • 1 LMX – 720kg - €1,230;
  • 1 CHX – 760kg - €1,250;

  • 1 LMX – 780kh – €1,350;

  • 1 CHX – 790KG - €1,400.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD \ Facebook

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