Exporters active for light Charolais bulls at Tuam


“The show & sale of Charolais weanlings met with a lively trade" - Devane

Exporters active for light Charolais bulls at Tuam

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“The show & sale of Charolais weanlings met with a lively trade" - Devane

Bullocks made up to €770 over, while heifers hit €605 with the weight and cull cows topped out at €1,510 at Tuam Mart on Monday (September 23rd), according to Marion Devane - manager.

Bullocks:

  • SIX — 820kg — €1,590;

  • LM — 695kg — €1400.

Heifers:

  • CHX — 595kg — €1,200;

  • CHX — 585kg — €1,170.

Weanling sale

“The show & sale of Charolais weanlings met with a lively trade and shippers were very active for the lighter calf.” Devane outlined.

Bull weanlings weighing 365kg made €1120.

Best pair of Charolais Weanling Bulls:

  • 1st-prize — Martin J Wall, Bruckey, Castlegar — 417kg — €1000;

  • 2nd-prize — Peter Donoghue, Cortoon, Tuam — 292kg — €905.

Best Charolais Weanling Bull:

  • 1st-prize Michael Boyle, Tygreenane, Barnaderg, Tuam — 405kg — €1070;

  • 2nd-prize — John Joe Delaney, Ballinacregg, Cummer, Tuam — 385kg — €1010.

Best pair of Charolais Weanling Heifers:

  • 1st-prize — William Kennedy, Ballagh, Menlough — 310kg — €820;

  • 2nd-prize — Marcus Donnellan, Clonthue, Tuam — 370kg — €850.

Best Charolais Weanling Heifer:

  • 1st-prize — John Charles, Woodfield, Dunmore — 325kg — €1100;

  • 2nd-prize — Joseph Moran, Garravalagh, Taugheen, Claremorris — 335kg — €1140.

Sheep:

On Tuesday, ewe lambs made up to €91 with the weight, while old ewes realised €112/head.

Ewe hoggets made up to €190, while breeding ewes topped out at €160 and wether lambs made up to €46.50 over.

Ewe lambs:

  • 48kg — €139 — €2.89/kg;

  • 47kg — €128 — €2.72/kg.

Weather Lambs:

  • 51.5kg — €97 — €1.88/kg;

  • 47.5kg — €94 — €1.97/kg;

  • 37.5kg — €75 — €2.00/kg.

Image source: Tuam Co-operative Livestock Mart \ Facebook

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