Bull weanlings reach €1,065 at Maam Cross


Pictures: Cows hit €1,200, suckler teams realised €1,385, bullocks made up to €1,100 and heifers peaked at €1,140.

Bull weanlings reach €1,065 at Maam Cross

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Pictures: Cows hit €1,200, suckler teams realised €1,385, bullocks made up to €1,100 and heifers peaked at €1,140.

Maam Cross Mart attracted a large entry of sheep and cattle, according to a spokesperson for the mart.

“Another good clearance was recorded; cows proved very strong.” The spokesperson said.

Cattle

  • Cows sold from €1.70/kg to €2.33/kg to a max of €1200 for a June-2012-born LM;

  • Suckler pairings ranged from €2.04/kg to €2.15/kg with a max of €1,385 recorded for an April-2005-born SAX cow with CH bull calf at foot;

  • Heifers made from 2.23/kg to €2.70/kg with a max price of €1140 for a January-2018-born LM weighing 430kgs;

  • Bull Weanlings averaged €2.50/kg to €3.76/kg with a max price of €1065 for a May-2018-born LM weighing 442kgs;

  • Bullocks fetched from €2.49/kg to €2.54/kg with €1100 forked out for a June-2018-born LM weighing 444kgs.

Sheep

  • Lambs - Blackface and cross-breds – went under the hammer from €58-€95;

  • Hoggets ranged from €84- €129;

  • Ewes varied from €55-€98;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot climbed from €108 to €160.

Image source: Burke’s Livestock Mart

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