‘How long more can farmers stay going?’


'Bullocks are €3.50/kg this week; this time last year they were €4.05/kg - up to €200 less.'

‘How long more can farmers stay going?’

  • ADDED
  • 1 mth ago

'Bullocks are €3.50/kg this week; this time last year they were €4.05/kg - up to €200 less.'

Factory and butcher lambs were easier by €5/head at Loughrea Mart last week, according to a spokesperson.

Speaking following the general sale, the spokesperson said: “Trade remained good for stores, with farmers buying for grass.”

Lambs:

  • 39kgs - €81;

  • 40kgs - €88;

  • 41.5kgs - €86.50;

  • 47kgs - €94;

  • 48kgs - €96;

  • 50.5kgs - €98.

Other categories

  • Cull ewes - €50-€110.

Cattle

The spokesperson said that cattle prices held well, considering current factory quotes.

“Bullocks are €3.50/kg this week; this time last year they were €4.05/kg - up to €200 less. How long more can farmers stay going?”

Bullocks:

  • CHX - 431KGS - €1090;

  • CHX - 445KGS - €1100;

  • BAX - 465KGS - €1050;

  • AAX - 560KGS - €1105;

  • CHX - 732KGS - €1400;

  • CHX - 780KGS - €1450;

  • CHX - 785KGS - €1400.

Heifers:

  • CHX - 385KGS - €845;

  • LMX - 445KGS - €950;

  • LMX - 450KGS - €930;

  • LMX - 535KGS - €1035;

  • CHX - 565KGS - €1125;

  • CHX - 590KGS - €1245.

Cull cows:

  • SHX - 640KGS - €925;

  • PIX - 675KGS - €885;

  • HEX - 765KGS - €1075;

  • SAX - 785KGS - €1200.

Similar Articles

Comments


Most popular

The Marts Forecast
The Marts Forecast
Click to View Weekly Mart Schedules
SELECT LIVESTOCK

Cattle Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Birr
  • Carrigallen
  • Granard
  • Elphin
  • Inishowen
  • Manorhamilton
  • Stranolar
  • Tuam

Tuesday

  • Ballina
  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Enniscorthy
  • Fermoy
  • Nenagh

Wednesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballinrobe
  • Elphin
  • Granard
  • Kilrush
  • Nenagh

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Birr
  • Castlerea
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Friday

  • Donegal
  • Gort
  • Kilfenora
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Tullow

Saturday

  • Balla
  • Carnew
  • Carrigallen
  • Dowra
  • Loughrea
  • Maam Cross
  • Mohill
  • New Ross
  • Scariff
  • Tullow

Sheep Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Carrigallen
  • Elphin
  • Fermoy
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Tuesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballina
  • Donegal
  • Ennis
  • Inishowen
  • Tuam
  • Tullow

Wednesday

  • Ballinrobe
  • Enniscorthy
  • Gort
  • Manorhamilton
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Stranorlar

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Carnew
  • Loughrea

Friday

  • Dowra

Saturday

  • New Ross
  • Maam Cross

Dairy Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Kilkenny

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy (2nd Wednesday Of Month)

Thursday

Friday

  • Fermoy

Saturday

Calf Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

Tuesday

  • Kilkenny

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy

Thursday

Friday

Saturday