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Bullocks to €1,850 at Roscommon Mart

Roscommon Mart report – cattle prices – 23-04-2021

According to Maura Quigley, a “good entry of top-quality stock” went under the hammer at Roscommon Mart on Friday, April 23rd, 2021.

The mart manager reported a “lively trade for all classes” which led to a full clearance and a top call of €1,850.

“Bullocks averaged from €2.52/kg up to €3.22/kg. Heifer numbers were small due to next week’s special sale. There was full clearance for the heifers on offer with prices ranging from an average of €2.32/kg up to €2.55/kg.”

“There was good demand for dry cows with lots averaging from €1.83/kg up to €2.19/kg and a full clearance of lots.”

Roscommon Mart 23-04-2021

Dry cow prices:
  • SIX – 770 KGS – €1650;
  • CHX – 770 KGS – €1580;
  • LMX – 705 KGS – €1550;
  • SIX – 620 KGS – €1240;
  • LMX – 675 KGS – €1470;
  • AAX – 650 KGS – €1330;
  • SIX – 640 KGS – €1290;
  • BBX – 580 KGS – €1190;
  • LM – 610 KGS – €1160;
  • LMX – 480 KGS – €950
  • PTX – 640 KGS – €1200.
Heifers ranged from an average of €2.32-€2.55/kg:
  • CHX – 600 KGS – €1440;
  • LMX – 535 KGS – €1250;
  • CHX – 525 KGS – €1250;
  • LMX – 480 KGS – €1210;
  • CHX – 530 KGS – €1190;
  • 2 AAX – 452 KGS – €1080;
  • CHX – 530 KGS – €1300;
  • 3 AAX – 383 KGS – €920;
  • LMX – 340 KGS – €850;
  • LMX – 265 KGS – €650.
Bullocks went under the hammer from €2.52-€3.22/kg:
  • LMX – 735 KGS – €1850;
  • LMX – 755 KGS – €1830;
  • CHX – 695 KGS – €1830;
  • LMX – 665 KGS – €1790;
  • AAX – 700 KGS – €1720;
  • 2 SIX – 645 KGS – €1600;
  • LMX – 595 KGS – €1670;
  • CHX – 590 KGS – €1600;
  • LMX – 685 KGS – €1810;
  • 2 CHX – 572 KGS – €1470;
  • 3 LMX – 461 KGS – €1490;
  • LMX – 510 KGS – €1540;
  • 2 AAX – 570 KGS – €1440;
  • LMX – 695 KGS – €1820;
  • 2 CHX – 462 KGS – €1440;
  • CHX – 440 KGS – €1360;
  • 6 CHX – 439 KGS – €1340;
  • 2 AAX – 490 KGS – €1260;
  • 2 LMX – 490 KGS – €1260;
  • AAX – 490 KGS – €1200.

Cattle prices last week

According to Maura Quigley, there were “good numbers of excellent quality cattle on offer” at Roscommon Mart on Friday, April 16th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that “prices remained firm with a large number of buyers actively sourcing stock”.

Prices for heifers averaged €2.36 per kilo up to €2.84 per kilo and bullocks made an average of €2.31 per kilo up to €2.73 per kilo.

“There was an improved trade for dry cows this week with lots fetching from an average of €1.88 per kilo up to €2.34 per kilo,” Quigley added.

Information:
  • Address: Roscommon Co-Operative Livestock Marts Ltd, Circular Road, Co. Roscommon.
  • Contact details: Phone: 090 6626352-6626149-6626099 or Fax no: – 090 6625689 or email – roscommonmart@gmail.com– or see the mart’s website.
  • Sale days: Sale of lambs and cast ewes on Wednesdays at 11am (yard opens at 8am) and cattle sales on Fridays. Sales held online via LSL Auctions.
Sales at Roscommon Mart:
  • Upcoming sale: Friday, April 23rd – Special sale of heifers – also bullocks and dry cows
  • PLEASE NOTE: ALL CUSTOMERS MUST WEAR A FACE MASK OR A FACE COVERING
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