Cattle numbers decline at Ballinrobe

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

Trade remains steady at Ballinrobe

“Trade held up very well; it was probably helped by the lovely fine weather which brought plenty of farmers around the ring.”

Dry cows reach €1,575 at Ballinrobe

“The sale was enhanced trade-wise by the large numbers of purchasers” - McGuire

Heifers top out at €1,320 at Ballinrobe

“A fine sale of quality cattle on offer, accompanied by an equally fine day and an equally fine trade" - McGuire

350 cattle offered for sale at Ballinrobe

“The high-quality of the stock on show resulted in a 100% clearance” – Tom McGuire

Good weather attracts more customers to Ballinrobe Mart

A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types, with up to €2.60/kg recorded. Heifers sold to €2.60/kg, weanling bulls hit €3.05/kg and dry cows realised €1.91/kg.

Cattle trade remains steady at Ballinrobe

“On Wednesday, there were more than enough customers around for the numbers that were on show” – Tom McGuire

Dry cows peak at €1,570 at Ballinrobe

Heifers topped out at €1,600, while bullocks sold to €1,365. Moving to the sheep, store lambs made up to €121, ewe lambs hit €118 & fat ewes climbed to €112.