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Bullocks to €2,400 and cull cows to €2,300 at Roscommon

Roscommon Mart – 16-09-2022

According to a spokesperson for Roscommon Mart, there was a “good” entry of “excellent” quality cattle at Roscommon Mart on Friday, September 16th, 2022.

The spokesperson noted that “a brisk trade prevailed for all classes” as bullocks averaged from €2.86-€3.60/kg, while dry cows made from an average of €2.17-€2.70/kg.

They noted that a “small” entry of heifers came under the hammer as the mart will stage a special heifer sale this Friday.

The spokesperson noted that “there was a large number of customers in attendance with online buyers also very active”.

Bullock prices:

  • 2 CHX – 702 KGS – €2400;
  • CHX – 680 KGS – €2400;
  • CHX – 920 KGS – €2300;
  • LMX – 735 KGS = €2280;
  • LMX – 705 KGS – €2280;
  • AAX – 735 KGS – €2140;
  • CHX – 595 KGS – €2030;
  • 3 CHX – 576 KGS – €1920;
  • LMX – 585 KGS – €1900;
  • CHX – 565 KGS – €1860;
  • 3 LMX – 556 KGS – €1860;
  • CHX – 520 KGS – €1820;
  • LMX – 535 KGS – €1740;
  • SAX – 575 KGS – €1640;
  • CHX – 490 KGS – €1540.

Dry cow prices:

  • LMX – 915 KGS – €2300;
  • CHX – 730 KGS – €1860;
  • LMX – 730 KGS – €1770;
  • HEX – 655 KGS – €1770;
  • LMX – 700 KGS – €1740;
  • SI – 750 KGS – €1710;
  • BBX – 745 KGS – €1670;
  • SIX – 745 KGS – €1670;
  • LMX – 690 KGS – €1550.
Roscommon Mart’s new manager

Roscommon Mart has appointed a new manager in the form of Tony Conry “following a competitive recruitment process”, its board of directors has confirmed.

Maura Quigley is set to retire from the position, following 45 years of service to the cattle and sheep mart, in the coming months.

She joined the mart in October 1977 and became its general manager in January 2012.

A spokesperson for the board of directors said that Conry “brings a wide range of skills to the position, having extensive experience in the financial and agricultural sectors along with operating a part-time farm enterprise”.

A 2019 business graduate of IIPMM Dublin, his most recent role sees him working as a regional sales manager with LoanITT since 2020.

He has previously completed stints with Kepak Athleague, Bank of Scotland, Ireland and Vendor Finance

Read more in this news article.

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