'Weanlings are a difficult trade at the moment'


"There is very little shipping at the moment"

'Weanlings are a difficult trade at the moment'

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"There is very little shipping at the moment"

Nice store lambs made around €5.00/kg at Loughrea Mart, according to a spokesperson.

“Big sale of lambs as the wet weather is forcing farmers out. Prices remain the same with €98 around the top price.” the spokesperson added.

Lambs:

  • 37kg - €76;

  • 40.5kg - €83;

  • 42.5kg - €83.50;

  • 46kg - €95;

  • 47kg - €92;

  • 50kg - €96;

  • 52kg - €98.

Other categories:

  • Pen of 3-year-old breeding ewes - €125;

  • Cull ewes - €55-€108.

Weanlings:

“Weanlings are a difficult trade at the moment except for the real nice ones – there is very little shipping at the moment.”

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 267kg - €750;

  • 1 CHX – 270kg - €730;

  • 1 LMX – 340kg - €815;

  • 1 CHX – 360kg - €810;

  • 1 LMX – 400kg - €900;

  • 1 LMX – 420kg - €830.

Bulls:

  • 1 CHX – 260kg - €790;

  • 1 CHX – 275kg - €815;

  • 1 CHX – 330kg - €865;

  • 1 LMX – 380kg - €875;

  • 1 CHX – 410kg - €880;

  • 1 LMX – 430kg - €880.

Cattle:

“Plenty of customers buying good stores.” the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 433kg - €1,020;

  • 1 LMX – 480kg – €1,040;

  • 1 LMX – 507kg - €1,175;

  • 1 CHX – 565kg - €1,160;

  • 1 LMX – 660kg - €1,255;

  • 1 CHX – 732kg - €1,350;

  • 1 CHX – 550kg - €900;

  • 1 CHX – 485kg - €955;

  • 1 CHX – 525kg - €1,005;

  • 1 CHX – 545kg - €1,030;

  • 1 LMX – 665kg - €1,150.

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