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Cull cows climb to €2,110 at Elphin Mart

Elphin Mart report – cattle prices – 28-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, cull cows led the sale at Elphin Mart on Monday, June 28th, 2021, when they sold to €2,110.

The spokesperson reported that the mart “saw a good show of cattle with cow numbers, particularly staying high for the time of year”.

Elphin Mart 28-06-2021:

  • 930kg – SI – €1,920;
  • 850kg – SI – €1,790;
  • 750kg – CH – €1,750;
  • 740kg – LM – €1,620.
Suckler pairs

A “good number” of suckler pairs on offer, and these ranged from €1,050 to €1,360 – depending on calf quality and age of cow.

Heifers

A small number of strong heifers were met with a good demand

  • 550kg – LM – €1,350;
  • 520 – LM – €1,320;
  • 585kg – AA – €1,350;
  • 420 – CH – €1,010.
Heifer weanlings:
  • 395kg – CH – €1,050;
  • 320 – CH – €720;
  • 275kg – AA – €640;
  • 230kg – AA – €620.
Strong bullocks climbed to €900 with the weight:
  • 640kg – LM – €1,620;
  • 675Kg LM @ €1,780;
  • 390kg – SI – €1,070;
  • 350kg – SIM – €920.
Sheep:

“Lambs were back by €5-€8 this week, with a noticeable entry of lighter lambs coming out.”

“Lambs in the 40-45kg bracket were making from €110 to €128 depending on flesh, while lambs 45-50kg were making €128-€134.”

“Top price for the cull ewes was €167 for a pen of heavy ewes. Good fleshed ewes were making from €140-€167.”

21-06-2021:

The spokesperson reported that the sale the previous week attracted “a fine show of bullock’s and heifers”.

“We had a near 100% clearance with only 1 animal failing to meet the satisfactory price of their owner.”

“Dry cows remain a very good trade with a case of the heavier the better. We had a full clearance of dry cows with the best priced cow a CH cow 975kg into €2,200,” the spokesperson added.

Mart information
  • Address: Elphin Co-operative Livestock Mart LTD, Palace Rd, Elphin, Co. Roscommon
  • County: Roscommon
  • Phone: 071-9635061

You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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