Maam Cross
  • Date: 10/03/2018
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Sheep, Weanling

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

10/03/2018 - Maam Cross Cattle and Sheep Mart Report

With cattle numbers up this week, prices held well this week in Maam Cross. With great demand for stock, heifer weanlings averaging €635/head, hitting €3.38/kg. Dry cows hit €2.32/kg. Sheep numbers were up this week with prices to match. With genuine blackface and crossbred stock on display, ewe hoggets hit €123. 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 €1.70/kg to €2.05/kg to a max of €1,138 for a 7 year old CH cow, cull

                  (with calf); averaged €1.81/kg to €1.94/kg to max of €1,300 for a 3 year old CH cow, with LM heifer calf, 13 days, at foot.

        Heifers ; averaged €2.58/kg to € 3.38/kg to a max of €800 for a 340kg LM heifer, 11 months old.

        Bull Weanling's; averaged €2.64/kg to €3.08/kg with a max price of €935 for a 340kg CH, 11 months old.

                                                                      

Sheep

        Lambs, blackface and cross breds;  averaged €59 a max price of €89/head for 4 blackface ram lambs

        Hoggets;  averaged €68 a max price of €123 for 6 cross bred ewe hoggets

        Ewes (scanned in lamb); averaged €60 to a max price of €92/head for 2 1st crop ewes,scanned with singles to Suffolk ram 

                   (dry); averaged €52 to a max €84 for 3 cheviot ewe hoggets

        Rams; averaged €69 to a max €105 for 1 cull ram 

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