‘Plainer stock have come back in price’


“Trade for heifers is not great at the moment as factories have pulled prices again”

‘Plainer stock have come back in price’

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“Trade for heifers is not great at the moment as factories have pulled prices again”

Lambs met with an improved trade at Loughrea Mart, according to a spokesperson.

“Well-fleshed lambs are getting scarce and this helped the trade store lambs have also improved.” the spokesperson added.

Lambs:

  • 39kg - €82;
  • 41kg - €83;
  • 45kg - €91;
  • 48kg - €96;
  • 49kg - €99;
  • 49.5kg - €101;
  • 52.5kg - €107.50.

Other categories:

  • Hoggets - €145-€175;
  • Third-crop ewes - €135;
  • Cull ewes - €50-€112.

Weanlings:

“Quality weanlings are selling well but plainer stock have come back in price.”

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 265kg - €760;
  • 1 LMX – 295kg - €780;
  • 1 CHX – 340kg - €845;
  • 1 CHX – 350kg - €890;
  • 1 CHX – 380kg - €885;
  • 1 CHX – 440kg - €980.

Bulls:

  • 1 LMX – 265kg - €715;
  • 1 CHX – 285kg - €805;
  • 1 LMX – 325kg - €875;
  • 1 CHX – 490kg - €950;
  • 1 CHX – 590kg - €1,000.

Cattle:

“Trade for heifers is not great at the moment as factories have pulled prices again.” the spokesperson added.

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 385kg - €760;
  • 1 LMX – 455kg - €980;
  • 1 CHX – 495kg - €1,135;
  • 1 CHX – 547kg - €1,210;
  • 1 CHX – 585kg - €1,340;
  • 1 CHX – 620kg - €1,195;
  • 1 CHX – 755kg - €1,320.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 398kg - €770;
  • 1 LMX – 445kg - €965;
  • 1 BAX – 485kg - €950;
  • 1 CHX – 570kg - €1,095;
  • 1 CHX – 582kg - €1,100;
  • 1 CHX – 630kg - €1,135;
  • 1 CHX – 635kg - €1,200.

Cull cows:

  • 1 LMX – 595kg - €940;
  • 1 LMX – 705kg - €1,135;
  • 1 CHX – 720kg - €1,000;
  • 1 LMX – 780kg - €1,065;
  • 1 LMX – 805kg - €1,260.

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