Weanling heifer makes €5.04/kg at Roscommon


"There was a brisk trade for weanling heifers" - Quigley

Weanling heifer makes €5.04/kg at Roscommon

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"There was a brisk trade for weanling heifers" - Quigley

Roscommon Mart's final weanling show and sale of the year - which was held on Tuesday, November 12th - attracted " a large entry of top-quality entries", according to its manager, Maura Quigley.

"There was a brisk trade for weanling heifers with a super price of €1640 (€5.04/kg) for a BBX weighing 325 kilos."

"Heifers averaged €2.36 per kilo but a good deal of them fetched well over €3.00/kg."

"There was an improved trade for bull weanlings with lots averaging from €2.34 per kilo up to €3.62/kg," Quigley added.

Weanling heifers:

  • BBX - 325 kgs €1640- €5.04/kg;
  • LMX - 365 kgs - €1420 - €3.89/kg;
  • CHX - 420 kgs - €1280 - €3.04/kg;
  • CHX - 350 kgs - €1200 - €3.42/kg;
  • CHX - 315 kgs - €990 kgs - €3.14/kg;
  • CHX - 280 kgs - €855 – €3.05/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 317 kgs - €855 - €2.69/kg;
  • BBX - 375 kgs - €920 - €2.45/kg;
  • SIX - 345 kgs - €830- €2.40/kg;
  • CHX - 295 kgs - €820 - €2.77/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 280 kgs - €750 - €2.67/kg;
  • LMX - 240 kgs - €700 - €2.91/kg.

Weanling bulls:

  • BBX - 435 kgs - €1365 - €3.13/kg;
  • BBX - 475 kgs - €1350- €2.84/kg;
  • CHX - 465 kgs - €1270 - €2.73/kg;
  • LMX - 390 kgs - €1120 - €2.87/kg;
  • CHX - 295 kgs - €1070- €3.62/kg;
  • CHX - 335 kgs - €1100 - €3.28/kg;
  • BBX - 375 kgs - €970 - €2.58/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 378 kgs - €910- €2.40/kg;
  • CHX - 295 kgs - €850 - €2.88/kg;
  • LMX - 325 kgs €835 - €2.56/kg;
  • LMX - 260 kgs - €790 - €3.03/kg.

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