Cattle met a firm trade at Tuam Mart on Monday (April 8th), according to Marion Devane – Manager.
She noted that better quality-types were on offer and this was reflected in the prices, the manager added.
Bullocks made up to €865 with the weight.
- CHX - 635kg - €1500;
- LMX - 740kg - €1540;
- LMX - 460kg - €1200.
Heifers fetched up to €815 with the weight.
- LMX - 545kg - €1360;
- CHX - 670kg - €1480.
Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings
Cull cows sold from €1130 up to €1680, while suckler pairings realised €1490.
Weanling Bulls made from €2.62/kg-€3.17/kg.
- CHX - 380kg - €1010;
- LM - 395kg - €1000;
- LMX - 235kg - €745.
Weanling Heifers ranged from €2.43-€3.88/kg
- CH - 390kg - €1090;
- CHX - 225kg - €875.
Lambs made up to €77 with the kg on Tuesday, while old ewes reached €108 and ewes with lambs at foot peaked at €270.
- 60kg - €135 - €2.25 p/kg;
- 50.5kg - €128 - €2.53 p/kg.