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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Asking prices of up to €60/silage bale and €50/hay bale

Hay & Silage Bale Prices

Sellers are seeking up to €60/silage bale, up to €50/hay bale and up to €4/small square hay bale (all prices exclude transport fees).

That is what That’s Farming has concluded after we collated data from advertisements that sellers, across the country, have posted on Donedeal in recent days.

We compiled the following information for hay (4×4) bales, silage bales (4×4) and small square hay bales for most counties for which such information is available.

Please note that prices we have published below from ads on “Ireland’s largest online classifieds site” do not include transport fees and are representative of what is currently being quoted/requested/sought.

Silage bales:

  • Galway: €35-€50;
  • Roscommon: €25-€40;
  • Cavan: €32-€35 (Another advertiser: €30 unwrapped);
  • Kilkenny: €35-€40;
  • Limerick: €35-€40 (Higher price: Cut, turned, raked, and baled without rain. All barrel wrapped);
  • Westmeath: €40;
  • Louth: €30-€40;
  • Wexford: €50 (According to the advertiser, this was harvested from fresh reseed, is young, leaf grass and was tedded before baling). Others quoting €40;
  • Wicklow: €40;
  • Cork: €35;
  • Kerry: €35-€40;
  • Meath: €40;
  • May: €35;
  • Carlow: €42;
  • Sligo: €30;
  • Tipperary: €40-€45;
  • Kildare: €35-€40; One Kildare advertiser is seeking €60/bale;
  • Clare: €33-€40;
  • Laois: €45-€50;
  • Offaly: €40;
  • Monaghan: €35-€40.

Hay (4×4 unless otherwise stated):

  • Wexford: €30-€35 (€45 for organic hay “just baled, very dry and good quality. Ready for collection”;
  • Kildare: €32-42 (“Good quality” horse hay);
  • Roscommon: €40;
  • Tipperary: €37-€40;
  • Galway: €30-€40;
  • Waterford: €32;
  • Limerick: €35-€40;
  • Kildare: 7x3x2 bales: €45 and 4×4 bales: €38;
  • Kilkenny: €35-€38;
  • Cork: €30-€40/bale;
  • Meath: €35-€40;
  • Laois: €35-€40;
  • Longford: €40;
  • Kerry: €40;
  • Wicklow: €30;
  • Westmeath: €40;
  • Carlow: €38;
  • Offaly: €33-35;
  • Clare: €35-€40;
  • Louth: €35-€40;
  • Mayo: €35-€50.
Small square bales of hay:
  • Laois: €4
  • Cork: €4
  • Westmeath: €4;
  • Wicklow: €4
  • Cork: €4;
  • Offaly: €4;
  • Limerick: €4;
  • Longford: €4;
  • Wexford: €3-€4;
  • Kilkenny: €4;
  • Tipperary: €4;
  • Waterford: €4;
  • Clare: €3.50-€4.00;
  • Monaghan: €4.

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