- Town: Ballinrobe (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Ballinrobe Mart,
- Webpage: Ballinrobe Mart
06/11/2019 - Ballinrobe Cattle & Sheep Mart Report
Ballinrobe Mart Report 6th November 2019
As we enter November and the final few sales of the year, the cattle numbers are beginning to reduce slightly. On Wednesday last in Ballinrobe the trade remained similar to the previous weeks with once again the price emphasis on the quality lots.
Some Example Prices from Wednesdays Sale:
Heifers: A Limousine X 495 kg made €1035.00 or €2.09 per kg , a Charolais 420 kg made €985.00 or €2.35 per kg, 3 Aberdeen Angus sold together 405 kg made €835.00 or €2.06 per kg and a Limousine X 315 kg made €775.00 or €2.46 per kg.
Bullocks: A Limousine X 515 kg made €1130.00 or €2.19 per kg, 2 Charolais sold together 495 kg made €1045.00 or €2.11 per kg and a Belgian Blue 370 kg made €800.00 or €2.16 per kg.
Best price in the Dry cows went to a red Limousine (pic above on left)755 kg made €1370.00 or €1.81 per kg.
A Limousine cow with a Charolais heifer calf @ foot made €1500.00.
The final Monday weanling sale of the year was held last week and finished on a bright note with a huge demand for quality bull weanlings. Top price there went to a Charolais bull purchased by a local farmer 335 kg made €1040.00 or €3.10 per kg. Weanling Heifers were similar to the previous week in price.
Sheep numbers were up slightly on last week with a 100 % clearance. Store lambs made from €54.00 to €85.00, factory lambs made from €63.00 to a €105.00, Ewe lambs made from €100.00 to €115.00 fat ewes made from €65.00 to €106.00 and breeding hogget's making from €132.00 to €170.00.
Pre booking for all Cattle every Friday on 094 95 41140 from 9 am. All cattle sales can be viewed on our website or facebook page, all other enquires contact the mart office. Aurio Livestock Mart wishes to advise sellers that all cattle must be penned by 10 am at the latest. Thank you for your co- operation.