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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Dry cows to €2,190 at Ballymote Mart

Ballymote Mart report – cattle prices – 17-06-2021

According to a spokesperson Ballymote Mart’s special dry cow and special Angus and Hereford Sale on Thurday, June 17th, saw “an exceptional trade with very high demand”.

“There was a great demand from ringside and online customers for the Angus bullocks and weanling bulls on offer leading to some fancy prices.”

Ballymote Mart 17-06-2021

Bullocks under 400 kg made from €300 to €645 over:
  • AAX – 345 KG – €990;
  • AAX – 365 KG – €990;
  • AAX – 365 KG – €960;
  • AAX – 360 KG – €950.
Lots 400 to 500 kg ranged from €600 to €745 over:
  • AAX – 425 KG – €1170;
  • AAX – 460 KG – €1100.
Heavier lots realised €830 over:
  • HEX – 585 KG – €1350;
  • CHX – 630 KG – €1460;
  • HEX – 555 KG – 1300.
Heifers under 400 kg climbed from €350 to €700 over:
  • CHX – 340 KG – €1040;
  • CHX – 385 KG – €1070;
  • AAX – 395 KG – 1060
Lots 400 to 500 kg made from 500 to 700 over
  • PTX – 440 KG – €1140;
  • LMX – 460 KG – €1150;
  • AAX – 460 KG – €1120.
Heavier lots topped out at €755 over:
  • CHX – 575 KG – €1330;
  • LMX – 580 KG – €1320;
  • CHX – 500 KG – €1230.

Dry cow prices

According to the spokesperson, the sale attracted “some exceptional continental cull cows with intense demand”.

Stores (Friesian-types made from €400 to €800 per animal) and continental store types ranged from €400 to €650 over.

Heavy lots clicked from €750 to €1265 over:
  • SHX – 925 KG – €2190;
  • BBX – 895 KG – €2080;
  • CH – 840 KG – €2060;
  • CHX – 820 KG – €1980;
  • HEX – 915 KG – €1980;
  • SIX – 825 KG – €1890.
Weanling bulls made from €475 to €530 over:
  • AAX – 410 KG – €940;
  • CHX – 290 KG – €820;
  • AAX – 350 KG – €850.
Weanling heifers under 300 kg made from €300 to €525 over:

SIX – 255 KG – €780;

SIX – 250 KG – €750.

Heavier lots topped out at €785:
  • LMX – 365 KG – €1150;
  • AAX – 310 KG – €910;
  • LMX – 350 KG – €990.
Mart information:
  • Address: Ballymote Mart, Fairgreen Road, Ballymote, Co Sligo
  • Sale days: Sheep sales on Tuesdays and cattle sales on Thursdays
  • Upcoming sales: Thursday, June 25th – Special bullock and bull weanling sale
  • Thursday, July 1st – Special heifer and weanling heifer sale
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

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