- Town: Ballinrobe (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Ballinrobe Mart,
- Webpage: Ballinrobe Mart
10/07/2019 - Ballinrobe Cattle & Sheep Mart Report
Ballinrobe Mart Report 10th July 2019
An unusually big sale of cattle for mid Summer took place in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last. Despite all the adverse talk about the future of the Beef sector, trade around the ring did not show any signs of this.
Some Example Prices from Wednesdays Sale:
Heifers: A Limousine X 605 kg made €1525.00 or €2.52 per kg, a Charolais X 480 kg made €1175.00 or €2.45 per kg, 3 Limousine X sold together 352 kg made €885.00 or €2.51 per kg and 3 Black Herefords sold together 338 kg made €750.00 or €2.22 per kg
Bullocks: A Charolais X 515 kg made €1265.00 or €2.46 per kg, an Aberdeen Angus X 365 kg made €828.00 or €2.27 per kg and a Friesian 380 kg made €530.00 or €1.39 per kg
Top price on the day for a Weanling bull went to a Limousine 285 kg made €830.00 or €2.91 per kg.
Best price in the Dry cows went to a Limousine X 765 kg made €1395.00 or €1.82 per kg.
Please note that the suck calves will be sold immediately after the Dry cows approximately 11.30.am
A 2nd calf Limousine cow with heifer calf @foot made €1295.00.
Sheep numbers were almost double the previous week with positive signs from the trade. Store lambs made from €72.00 to €94.00, factory lambs making from €92.00 to €112.00, culled Ewes made up to €108.00 and a Ewe with 3 lambs @ foot made a €410.00
Pre booking Every Friday on 094 95 41140 from 9 am .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.