• Date: 10/07/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Sheep

  • Town: Ballinrobe (Co. Mayo)
  • Address: Ballinrobe Mart, Claremorris Road, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
  • 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

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.

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