Suckler pairings reach €1,590 at Maam Cross


With a smaller entry on offer, trade remained steady

Suckler pairings reach €1,590 at Maam Cross

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With a smaller entry on offer, trade remained steady

With a smaller entry on offer, trade remained steady at Maam Cross Mart on Saturday (July 27th), according to a spokesperson.

Cattle:

  • Cull cows pushed from €1.13/kg to €1.40/kg to a max of €1,050 for a 2011-born AA;

  • Suckler pairings sold to €1,590 - a 2014-born SAX cow with a LM bull calf at foot (cow was milk tested 3 weeks ago, back in-calf);

  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.95/kg to €2.15/kg to a max of €1,100 for an April-2018-born CH, weighing 584kg;

  • Bull weanlings made from €2.22/kg to €2.47/kg with a max price of €800 for two February-2019-born CH, weighing 320kg;

  • Bullocks ranged from €2.17/kg to €2.48/kg with a max of €1080 for a September-2017-born AA weighing, 662kg.

Sheep

“Our sheep numbers are on the rise, with over 5 lines on show. Sheep were a flying trade, with factory lambs hitting €93 and light ones averaging €55.”

  • Lambs traded at €55-€93;

  • Hoggets moved from €108 to €120;

  • Ewes clicked from €47-€67;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot pushed from €122-€153;

  • Rams made from €67-€90.

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