Cattle numbers were "unusually big for the time of year" at Ballinrobe on Wednesday, July 22nd, according to Tom McGuire.
Speaking following the weekly cattle sale, the mart manager said: “With plenty of nice qualitystores around and plenty of demand for them, farmers were very happy with the prices, in general.”
- A Charolais-X - 575 kg - €1350 or €2.35/kg;
- A Limousin-X - 375 kg - €930 or €2.48/kg;
- An Aberdeen Angus-X - 415kg - €910 or €2.19/kg;
- A Charolais-X - 335 kg - €975 or €2.91/kg.
- A Charolais-X - 575 kg - €1335 or €2.32/kg;
- A Limousin-X - 475 kg - €1120 or €2.36/kg;
- A Hereford-X - 355 kg - €1000 or €2.82/kg.
- A Charolais-X - 345 kg - €1000.00 or €2.90/kg.
Cull cows and suckler pairs
A Belgian Blue-X - 805 kg - €1630 or €2.02/kg;
- A Limousin-X cow with a heifer calf at foot - €1690.
“Another very big sheep sale on Thursday with prices slightly back.” McGuire added.
Store lambs averaging 36 kgs made from €75-€97, while ewe lambs ranged from €105.00-€130.00.
Factory lambs went under the hammer from €90.00- €110.00, while fat ewes climbed from €68-€118.