Strong trade for store bullocks at Loughrea


Forward-type heifers met with strong demand while prices for store lambs have improved as "farmers have lots of spare grass.”

Strong trade for store bullocks at Loughrea

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Forward-type heifers met with strong demand while prices for store lambs have improved as "farmers have lots of spare grass.”

Prices for sheep were similar to previous weeks at Loughrea Mart, however, store lambs met with increased demand, according to a spokesperson.

“Prices for store lambs have improved as farmers have lots of spare grass.”

Lambs:

  • 31KGS - €75;

  • 38KGS - €87;

  • 40.2KGS - €92;

  • 45.5KGS - €98;

  • 47.5KGS - €103;

  • 51.5KGS - €105;

  • 52KGS - €105;

  • 50KGS - €110.

Other categories

  • Cull ewes - €55-€110.

Cattle

The spokesperson reported a strong trade for store bullocks and forward-type heifers.

Heifers:

  • HEX - 230KGS - €460;

  • LMX - 312KGS - €770;

  • LMX - 425KGS - €1050;

  • LMX - 620KGS - €1240;

  • CHX - 640KGS - €1355;

  • LMX - 645KGS - €1320;

  • AAX - 700KGS - €1420;

  • LMX - 735KGS - €1405.

Bullocks:

  • AAX - 345KGS - €585;

  • AAX - 465KGS - €800;

  • LMX - 520KGS - €1100;

  • LMX - 565KGS - €1230;

  • CHX - 570KGS - €1285;

  • BBX - 640KGS - €1300.

Cull Cows:

  • LMX - 600KGS - €865;

  • LMX - 625KGS - €740;

  • AAX - 625KGS - €1000;

  • AAX - 645KGS - €1090;

  • AAX - 675KGS - €1140;

  • LMX - 710KGS - €1180.

Image source: Loughrea Co-Op Mart LTD \ Facebook

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