Farmers active in weanling rings at Loughrea


“Cattle prices have got a good lift in the last couple of weeks”

Farmers active in weanling rings at Loughrea

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“Cattle prices have got a good lift in the last couple of weeks”

Lambs reached €115, while cull ewes topped out at €124 at Loughrea Mart, according to a spokesperson.

“Good quality lambs are getting scarce and prices should lift for all these types in the new year.” the spokesperson explained.

Prices:

  • 41kg - €86;

  • 44.5kg - €93;

  • 46.5kg - €101.50;

  • 48kg - €112;

  • 52kgs - €115;

  • 53kg - €115.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €60-€124.

Weanlings:

“A very good end-of-year sale of weanlings with farmers looking for stock – very good prices were paid.”

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 265kg - €730;

  • 1 CHX – 270kg - €805;

  • 1 BAX – 300kg - €790;

  • 1 CHX – 345kg - €840;

  • 1 LMX – 430kg - €990.

Bulls:

  • 1 CHX – 235kg - €690;

  • 1 LMX – 275kg - €780;

  • 1 CHX – 295kg - €820;

  • 1 CHX – 325kg - €885;

  • 1 CHX – 395kg - €930;

  • 1 CHX – 405kg - €990.

Cattle

“Cattle prices have got a good lift in the last couple of weeks – a lot of farmers were looking for stock.” the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 490kg - €1,050;

  • 1 CHX – 545kg - €1,120;

  • 1 LMX – 590kg - €1,250;

  • 1 LMX – 630kg - €1,280;

  • 1 HEX – 705kg - €1,420;

  • 1 CHX – 810kg - €1,500.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 410kg - €1,015;

  • 1 CHX – 465kg - €1,020;

  • 1 LMX – 460kg - €1,115;

  • 1 LMX - 480kg - €1,095;

  • 1 CHX – 500kgs - €1,135;

  • 1 SIX – 570kg - €1,060;

  • 1 LMX - 575kg - €1,120.

Cull cows:

  • 1 LMX – 520kg - €700;

  • 1 LMX – 630kg - €825;

  • 1 AAX – 675kg - €750;

  • 1 CHX – 700kg - €1,120;

  • 1 LMX – 810kg - €1,210.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD \ Facebook

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