€700 for weanling bulls at Maam Cross


Pictures and Prices: Cull cows hit €1.70/kg, heifers climbed to €2.75/kg; lambs topped out at €94

€700 for weanling bulls at Maam Cross

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Pictures and Prices: Cull cows hit €1.70/kg, heifers climbed to €2.75/kg; lambs topped out at €94

With numbers holding steady, Maam Cross mart had another high clearance of good quality sheep and cattle on Saturday (July 6th), according to a spokesperson.

Sheep were a "flying trade", with heavy lambs hitting €90, with light entries averaging €60.

Cattle

  • Cull cows pushed from €1.48/kg to €1.70/kg to a max of €800 for a 2016-born HE cow - 468kg;
  • Suckler pairings sold to €1,240 - a price that was paid for a 2012-born BB cow with LM heifer calf at foot;
  • Heifers made from €2.11/kg to €2.75/kg to a max of €1,370 for a 710kg, June-2016-born Charolais heifer;
  • Bull weanlings fetched from €2.24/kg to €2.65/kg with a max price of €700 for a 264kg, June-2018-born Limousin.

Sheep

  • Lambs went under the hammer from €70 - €94;
  • Ewes ranged from €74 - €87;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot sold from €84 - €90.

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