Export demand for Limousin-crosses at Loughrea


“The plainer-type weanlings are a difficult trade”

Export demand for Limousin-crosses at Loughrea

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“The plainer-type weanlings are a difficult trade”

Lamb prices were easier than last week at Loughrea Mart, according to a spokesperson.

“Heavier lambs are the most affected; factories cutting on top weights has caused this.” the spokesperson added.

Lambs:

  • 40kgs - €80;

  • 43kgs - €86;

  • 46kgs - €95.

Ewes:

  • 49kgs - €96;

  • 52kgs - €100.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €78-€112.

Weanlings:

“The plainer-type weanlings are a difficult trade. Red Limousin-crosses are being exported at the moment.”

Bulls:

  • 1 CHX – 260kg - €790;

  • 1 CHX – 300kg - €900;

  • 1 PTX – 345kg - €895;

  • 1 CHX – 415kg - €995;

  • 1 CHX – 420kg - €970.

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 290kg - €740;

  • 1 LMX – 295kg - €725;

  • 1 LMX – 300kg - €855;

  • 1 CHX – 340kg - €850;

  • 1 CHX – 390kg - €910.

Cattle:

“A lot of good cattle coming out at the moment and there are plenty of purchasers.” the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 465kg - €1,020;

  • 1 LMX – 495kg - €1,175;

  • 1 CHX – 560kg - €1,205;

  • 1 CHX – 570kg - €1,255;

  • 1 LMX – 660kg - €1,365;

  • 1 CHX – 700kg - €1,380;

  • 1 CHX – 790kg - €1,505.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 385kg - €885;

  • 1 LMX – 465kg - €1,020;

  • 1 CHX – 495kg - €1,010;

  • 1 CHX – 540kg - €1,100;

  • 1 LMX – 565kg - €1,155;

  • 1 CHX – 570kg - €1,190.

Cull cows:

  • 1 LMX – 540kg - €770;

  • 1 CHX – 610kg - €600;

  • 1 LMX – 640kg - €900;

  • 1 LMX – 740kg - €950;

  • 1 AAX – 780kg - €960.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD \ Facebook

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