- Town: Ballinrobe (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Ballinrobe Mart,
- Webpage: Ballinrobe Mart
06/02/2019 - Ballinrobe Cattle & Sheep Mart Report
Ballinrobe Mart Report 6th February
A huge increase in the sheep numbers on offer and cattle numbers remain similar in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last with trade remaining steady but again the higher prices going for quality Continental breeds.
Some Example Prices from Wednesdays Sale:
Heifers: A Limousine X 550 kg (pic below) made €1500.00 or €2.72 per kg, an SIX 485 kg made €1100.00 or €2.27 per kg, a Charolais X 330 kg made € 925.00 of €2.80 per kg, an Aberdeen Angus 590 kg made €1230.00 or €2.08 per kg and a Limousine X 345 kg made €850.00 or €2.46 per kg.
Bullocks: A Limousine X 630 kg made €1440.00 or €2.22 per kg, a Charolais X 400 kg made €1080.00 or €2.70 per kg and 2 Limousine X 370 kg made €690.00 or €1.86 per kg.
Best price in the Dry cows went to a Limousine X 775 kg made €1465. 00 or €1.89 per kg.
A Charolais cow with a Limousine heifer calf born in January 2019 made €1560.00.
Sheep numbers were way up on the previous week with again plenty of customers around. Store lambs were making from, €84.00 to €130.00, with ewe lambs making up to a €122.00 and fat ewes were making from €82.00 to a €110.00. A lot of farmer interest in ewes in lamb which were making up to €185.00 each.
Pre booking Every Friday on 094 95 41140 from 9 am.
Please note there is a Special Continental Heifer sale will take place on Wendesday 20th February
All upcoming sheep and cattle sales can be viewed on our website or facebook page, all other enquires contact the mart office.
Aurivo Livestock Mart wishes to advise sellers that all cattle must be penned by 10 am at the latest. Thank you for your co- operation.