Ballymahon
  • Date: 08/04/2021
  • Type: Cattle

  • Town: Ballymahon (Co. Longford)
  • Address: Ballymahon Mart, Mostrim Road, Ballymahon, Co. Longford
  • Webpage: Ballymahon Mart

08/04/2021 - Ballymahon Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market report re sale 08/04/21

700 cattle on offer at our sale on Thursday last with trade and prices holding firm as demand for stock remains very strong again this week. The heifer ring had a very good clearance with the top lots reaching €3.47 a kilo with the breeding heifers in strong demand. The weanling heifer ring had a similar tone with prices peaking at €4.03 a kilo while the bull weanlings noticed price improvement this week especially for the stronger lots. The dry cow trade reported a good clearance also with prices and demand similar to previous weeks. We had increased numbers of cows with calves at foot with prices peaking at €1870 while the calf ring  noticed good demand also this week.

SAMPLE PRICES:

HEIFERS: Lmx 405kgs €1050 Lm 400kgs €1040 Lm 495kgs €1260 Ch 445kgs 1190 Sim 575kgs €2000 AA 625kgs €1490 Lm 525kgs €1430 Ch 675kgs €1580

DRY COWS: Lm 730kgs €1590 Ch 750kgs €1590 Ch 725kgs €1570 Lm 725kgs €1500 Lm 720kgs €1480 AA 485kg €930 Her 430kgs €720

Cows with calves at foot made from €1060 to €1870 per head.

Springers made from €1020 to €1480 per head.

CALVES: Lots made from €30 to €330 per head.

Runners made from €230 to €820 for continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS:  Ch 295kgs €960 Ch 260kgs €780 Ch 245kgs €740 Lm 280kgs €830 Lm 385kgs €1200 Lm 370kgs €1170 Lm 450kgs €1270 Lm 305kgs €890 Ch 315kgs €1090 Lm 440kgs €1050

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