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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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Sheep prices back €1-€3/head at Baltinglass

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 27-03-2021

A smaller entry of sheep went under the hammer at Baltinglass Mart on Saturday, March 27th, according to Tom Coleman.

The mart manager reported that prices were easier by €1-€3/head.

Baltinglass Mart report – sheep sale – 27-03-2021
  • 3 58kg – €160;
  • 5 55kg – €158;
  • 1 50kg – €158;
  • 8 51kg – €158;
  • 2 37kg – €111;
  • 7 55kg – €157;
  • 4 55kg – €154;
  • 2 50kg – €154;
  • 5 47kg – €152;
  • 10 48kg – €140;
  • 2 42kg – €114;
  • 6 35kg – €96;
  • 2 45kg – €129;
  • 4 23kg – €62;
  • 2 30kg – €70;
  • 6 25kg – €73;
  • 10 22kg – €57.

Other categories:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot up to €260/family;
  • Cast ewes – €65 up to €127/head.

Cattle Sale – 24-03-2021

According to Tom Coleman, more farmer customers were in the market for quality continental and Hereford bullocks and heifers on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021.

He reported that store buyers were also actively sourcing suitable lots at the weekly cattle sale.

Bullocks

  • SI – 650KG – €1300.
  • LM – 570KG – €1270;
  • CH – 510KG – €1100;
  • 2 CH – 360KG – €830;
  • 3 HE – 350KG – €700;
  • 2 FR – 340KG – €680;
  • LM – 520KG – €1190;
  • HE – 280KG – €640;
  • 2 AA – 290KG – €580.

Heifers:

  • HE – 650kg – €1250;
  • CH – 230kg – €550;
  • LM – 450kg – €1050;
  • CH – 230kg – €570;
  • 2 LM – 440kg – €980;
  • CH – 205kg – €520.

Other categories:

  • Fat cows from €600 – €1100.
Further information:
  • Address: Baltinglass Livestock Mart, Mill Street, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow
  • Contact information:059-6481055 or email – [email protected]
  • Sale days: Cattle sales every Wednesday, with weanling sales in late September. Sheep sales every Saturday. Bi-monthly working dogs and horse sales – see Baltinglass Mart here.
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