Farmers active for weanlings at Loughrea


“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers.”

Farmers active for weanlings at Loughrea

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“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers.”

Lamb prices continued their upward trend at Loughrea Mart, with a top call of €106 recorded for 53kgs, according to a spokesperson.

Lambs:

  • 40kgs - €85;

  • 44kgs - €90;

  • 46kgs - €95;

  • 50kgs - €100;

  • 50.5kgs - €102;

  • 53kgs - €106;

  • 60kg - €105.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €55-€105.

Weanlings

“A good trade for bulls and heifers with a lot of farmers buying weanlings. Nice quality-types are easy to sell.”

Heifers:

  • 1 BBX – 280kg - €675;

  • 1 CHX – 280kg - €835;

  • 1 BAX – 305kg - €855;

  • 1 CHX – 375kg - €910;

  • 1 CHX – 392kg - €855;

  • 1 CHX – 527kg - €900.

Bulls:

  • 1 LMX – 265kg - €740;

  • 1 LMX – 280kg - €800;

  • 1 CHX – 350kg - €900;

  • 1 BAX – 330kg - €875;

  • 1 CHX – 380kg - €910;

  • 1 CHX – 385kg - €950;

  • 1 CHX – 400kg - €900.

Cattle:

“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers. Hopefully, the worst is over regarding prices.” the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 LMX – 475kg - €950;

  • 1 LMX – 480kg - €1,065;

  • 1 LMX – 535kg - €1,190;

  • 1 LMX – 570kg - €1,200;

  • 1 LMX – 582kg - €1,220;

  • 1 CHX – 620kg - €1,300;

  • 1 LMX – 500kg - €1,085;

  • 1 CHX – 535kg - €1,095;

  • 1 CHX – 600kg - €1,230.

Cull cows:

  • 1 SIX – 680kg - €930;

  • 1 LMX – 700kg - €915;

  • 1 HEX – 765kg - €960;

  • 1 CHX – 830kg - €1,055;

  • 1 CHX – 840kg - €1,220.

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