Tuam Mart's Cattle Sale Monday the 13th of September saw lively trade for both our general sale and Limousin weanling show and sale.
Cows trade was on fire with prices making up to €2.19/kg. Sample prices include a LMX cow by an Dunmore farmer making €1500 (€2.04/kg). A 620 kg LMX cow by an Athenry farmer made €1360 (€2.19/kg). A 685 kg AAX cow by a Tuam farmer made €1390 (€2.03/kg) while a 740 LMX cow by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1560.
Likewise with heifer trade with a 395 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer making €1060 (€2.68/kg), a 380 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1090 (€2.87/kg), a 465 kg CHX made €1220 (€2.62/kg), a 445 kg LMX made €1200 (€2.70/kg), a 535 kg CHX by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1320 (€2.47/kg), a 560 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1410 (€2.52/kg). An AAX weighing 620 kg by a Cummer farmer made €1480 (€2.39/kg), a CHX 680 kg by a Tuam farmer made €1540 (€2.48/kg) while a 620 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1570 (€2.53/kg).
Strong bullock trade also prevailed with sample prices including a 380 kg LMX by an Irishtown farmer made €1110 (€2.92/kg), a 450 kg LMX by a Dumore farmer made €1220 (€2.71/kg), 495 kg CHX by a Glenamaddy farmer made €1320 (€2.67/kg), a 520 kg CHX made €1340 (€2.58/kg), a 550 kg AAX by a Dunmore farmer made €1380 (€2.51/kg) while heavier cattle including a 750 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €1900 (€2.53/kg), a 735 kg SIX made €1870 (€2.54/kg) and a 695 kg LMX made €1870 (€2.69/kg).
Outstanding stock was presented at our Limousin Weanling Sale with premium prices paid. Congratulations to Tommy Greaney of Corofin on winning the best weanling heifer category sponsored by St. Jarlaths Credit Union Tuam and to Michael Boyle of Tygreenan Barnaderg on winning the best weanling bull category sponsored by Corrib Oil.
Sample weanling heifer prices include
280 kg LMX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €820 (€2.93/kg)
260 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €790 (€3.04/kg)
320 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €930 (€2.91/kg)
340 kg LMX by Tuam farmer made €980 (€2.88/kg)
465 kg LMX by a Williamstown farmer made €1360 (€2.92/kg)
1st Prize winning heifer 415 kg €1320 (€3.18/kg)
Sample weanling bull prices include
290 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €890 (€3.07/kg)
245 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €890 (€3.63/kg)
310 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1100 (€3.55/kg)
370 kg by a Claremorris farmer made €1080 (€2.92/kg)
1st prize winning bull 435 kg €1260 (€2.90/kg)
465 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €1300 (€2.80/kg)
Next monday we have our Show and Sale of Charolais Weanlings at 6 p.m. Ring 1 Weanling Bulls & Ring 2 Weanling Heifers at 6 p.m. 2 Rings running. The West Region Texel Club Ram Sale will take place on Tuesday the 21st of September and the Belclare Sheep Society Ewe Lamb and Hogget Sale will take place Friday the 24th of September at 6:30 p.m. General Sheep Sale every Tuesday from 4:30 p.m.