Suckler pairings hit €1,800 at Maam Cross


Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.

Suckler pairings hit €1,800 at Maam Cross

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Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.

With numbers holding steady, Maam Cross Mart had another “high clearance of good quality sheep and cattle,” on Saturday (May 18th), according to a spokesperson.

Cattle

  • Cows sold from €1.62/kg to €1.99kg to a max of €1,330 for a 2011-born SI;
  • Suckler pairings made from €2.19/kg to €2.74/kg to a max of €1,800 for a 2013-born LM cow with LM bull calf at foot;
  • Heifers pushed from €2.32/kg to €3.63kg to a max of €1,120 for an April-2017-born CH weighing 506kgs;
  • Weanling bulls climbed from €2.73/kg to €3.06/kg with a max price of €1,000 for an October-2018-born SAX weighing 360kgs;
  • Bullocks went under the hammer from €2.76/kg to €2.94/kg to a max of €1,030.

Sheep

  • Lambs fetched from €66 to a max price of €104;
  • Hoggets clicked from €72 to a max price of €110;
  • Rams made from €72 to a max of €100;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot sold from €114 to a max of €200.

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