Numbers start to fall at Ballinrobe

Trade was similar to previous week, as quality remains king

Improved trade for light stores at Ballinrobe

“Trade is remaining reasonably positive" - McGuire

Heavy and plain cattle a tough sell at Ballinrobe

Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire

Cull cows reach €1,560 at Ballinrobe

“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire

Stronger cattle a harder sell at Ballinrobe

Light to forward stores were a steady trade, according to McGuire

Dry cows reach €1,335 at Ballinrobe

“A much bigger sale with a very obvious increase in demand all-round” - McGuire

Heifers reach €1,400 at Ballinrobe

“Despite the continuing difficulties with farming, there was a 100% clearance” - McGuire

2,000 sheep on offer at Ballinrobe

'With a huge amount of customers around, there was up in a 100 % clearance'

Weanling bulls sell to €2.96/kg at Ballinrobe

'Cattle numbers were again similar to the previous weeks; sheep numbers are continuing to increase weekly'

Weanlings sell to €2.11/kg at Ballinrobe

Heifers sold to €2.20/kg, bullocks hit €2.22/kg and dry cows topped out at €1.76/kg.

Weanling bulls reach €1.90/kg at Ballinrobe

'Cattle numbers were similar to the previous sale, while sheep numbers are continuing to increase'

Heifers sell to €1,310 at Ballinrobe

Bullocks sold to €1,265, weanlings peaked at €945 and cull cows reached €1,560.

Heifers sell to €1,430 at Ballinrobe

Trade held well, especially for quality lots; bullocks hit €1,285, dry cows realised €1,565 and suckler pairings peaked at €1,480.

Store lambs achieved €75 - €90 at Ballinrobe

Factory lambs pushed from €90.00 to €110.00, while heifers hit €2.36/kg

Cattle numbers decline at Ballinrobe

“Sheep numbers were up slightly on last week with the factory having a bearing on the live trade.”