€2.36/kg for Cow Culls at Maam Cross Mart


€1,100 for suckler pairings; heifer weanlings sold to €3.24/kg and bull weanlings topped out at €3.29/kg. Bríd Burke said that there was " great demand" for stock.

€2.36/kg for Cow Culls at Maam Cross Mart

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€1,100 for suckler pairings; heifer weanlings sold to €3.24/kg and bull weanlings topped out at €3.29/kg. Bríd Burke said that there was " great demand" for stock.

With cattle numbers up, prices held well at Maam Cross Mart, Bríd Burke noted. There was great demand for stock as dry cows topped out at €1,280 and heifers sold to €3.24/kg.

Cattle

  • Dry Cows averaged €1.80/kg to €2.36/kg to a maximum price of €1,280 for a 3-year-old LM cow, with one calf registered.
  • Suckler Pairings averaged €1.72/kg to €1.84/kg to a max of €1,100 for an 11-year-old CH cow first-calver with a one-month-old CH heifer calf at foot.
  • Heifers averaged €2.52/kg to € 3.24/kg to a max of €1,050 for a 390kg LM heifer, 2-years-old.
  • Bull Weanlings averaged €2.65/kg to €3.29/kg with a max price of €1,100 for a 455kg BAX, 11-months-old.

Sheep

Sheep numbers were up this week with prices to match, Bríd Burke noted. With genuine blackface and crossbred stock on display, hoggets traded up to a top price of €136 and dry ewes topped out at €140.

  • Lambs - Blackface and cross-breds averaged €78 a max price of €110/head for 4 blackface wether lambs
  • Hoggets averaged €66 to a max price of €116 for ewe hoggets, scanned with singles
  • Ewes (lambs at foot) averaged €85 to a max €130 for 1 blackface ewe with 2 ewe lambs at foot.

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