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€5.35/kg for weanling heifer at Roscommon

There was a large turnout of “top-quality stock” at Roscommon Mart’s show and sale of weanlings on Tuesday, March 3rd, according to Maura Quigley.

The mart manager noted that weanling bulls averaged from €2.50-€3.52/kg. “There was a flying trade for weanling heifers with averages of €2.60/kg up to a high of €5.35 per kilo for the first-price winner, weighing 340 kgs and fetching €1,820.”

“The majority of customers this week were farmers and agents, while there were also a small number of exporters in attendance,” Quigley added.

Weanling heifers:

  • BBX – 340 KGS €1820 – €5.35/kg;
  • CHX – 450 KGS – €1600 – €3.55/kg;
  • BBX – 315 KGS – €1410 – €4.47/kg;
  • CHX – 345 KGS – €1130 – €3.27/kg;
  • LMX – 380 KGS – €1100 €2.89/kg;
  • LMX – 375 KGS – €1040 – €2.77/kg;
  • BBX – 365 KGS – €1000 – €2.73/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 280 KGS – €900 – €3.21/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 355 KGS – €900 – €2.53/kg;
  • CHX – 270 KGS – €860 – €3.18/kg;
  • AAX – 315 KGS – €770 – €2.44/kg;
  • SI – 290 KGS – €790- €2.72/kg.

Weanling bulls:

  • BBX – 490 KGS €1510 – €3.08/kg;
  • BBX – 505 KGS – €1340 – €2.65/kg;
  • LMX – 490 KGS – €1290 – €2.63/kg;
  • CHX – 390 KGS – €1290 – €3.30/kg;
  • LMX – 400 KGS – €1095 – €2.73/kg;
  • CHX – 355 KGS – €1105 – €3.11/kg;
  • CHX – 355 KGS – €1250 – €3.52/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 412 KGS – €1095 – €2.65/kg;
  • BBX – 370 KGS – €1055 – €2.85/kg;
  • CHX – 330 KGS – €1000 – €3.03/kg;
  • BAX – 325 KGS – €955 – €2.93/kg.
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