Maam Cross
  • Date: 10/02/2018
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Sheep

  • Town: Maam (Co. Galway)
  • Address: Maam Cross Cattle Mart, Burkes Livestock Mart, Maam Cross, Maam, Co.Galway
  • Webpage: Maam Cross Mart

10/02/2018 - Maam Cross Cattle Mart Report

Prices were strong as ever this week in Maam Cross. With a near full yard of cattle sold, cows with calves made up to €1780. Bullock trade was up this week averaging €928 a head. Sheep numbers also held this week with prices to match. With genuine blackface stock, strong ram lambs were making €114. We would like to encourage our sellers to book in their stock so that we can inform buyers of numbers. Sheep and Cattle sold every Saturday with sheep first at 11am and cattle after. Our next pony sale is April 6th with limited lots. Please contact the office on (091) 552 254 or email maamcrossmart@gmail.com

 

Cattle

        Cows (dry); averaged €1.63/kg to €1.92/kg to a max of €1,300 for a 7 year old AA cow, time up to a purebred 5* LM bull

                  (with calf); averaged €1.98/kg to €2.61/kg to max of €1,780 for a 8 year old LM cow, with LM heifer calf at foot.

        Heifers ; averaged €2.46/kg to € 3.29/kg to a max of €1,140 for a 550kg CH heifer, 3 years old.

        Bullocks; averaged €2.41/kg to €2.78/kg to a max of €1,100 for a 500kg CH bullock, 2 years old.

        Bull Weanling's; averaged €2.60/kg to €3.31/kg with a max price of €930 for a 375kg LM, 11 months old.

                                                                      

Sheep

        Lambs, blackface and crossbreds;  averaged €65 a max price of €114/head for 5 blackface ram lambs

        Hoggets;  averaged €82 a max price of €130 for a texel cross cull ram

        Cull Ewes; averaged €47 to a max price of €74/head for 4 cull ewes, blackface.

      

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