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Lighter weanlings selling best at Loughrea

There was a “great” trade for lambs at Loughrea Mart on Thursday (September 3rd), according to a spokesperson. 

They noted that there was strong competition with up to €133 paid for cull ewes.

Lambs:

  • 39kg – €96.50;
  • 43kg – €94.50;
  • 45kg – €105;
  • 46kg – €109;
  • 48.5kg – €116;
  • 50kg – €115.

Ewes lambs:

  • 40kg – €104;
  • 42.5kg – €108;
  • 46kg – €116;
  • 44.3kg – €117;
  • 45kg – €126.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes – €70-€126/head;
  • Ewe hoggets – €140-€199/head.

Weanlings

“Nice quality bulls and heifers are making very good money with lighter ones selling best.”

Bulls:

  • 1 LMX – 260kg – €829;
  • 1 LMX – 267.5kg – €920;
  • 1 LMX – 325kg – €780;
  • 1 LMX – 335kg – €850;
  • 1 CHX – 340kg – €910.

Heifers:

  • 1 LMX – 235kg – €660;
  • 1 LMX – 280kg – €710;
  • 1 LMX – 285kg – €740;
  • 1 LMX – 360kg – €770;
  • 1 LMX – 365kg – €900;
  • 1 CHX – 370kg – €915.

Cattle

“Trade for cattle is holding up well despite bigger numbers coming out due to the very wet weather.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 440kg – €1,100;
  • 1 CHX – 475kg – €1,200;
  • 1 CHX – 530kg – €1,370;
  • 1 CHX – 535kg – €1,340;
  • 1 AA – 655kg – €1,320;
  • 1 AAX – 740kg – €1,380;
  • 1 CHX – 770kg – €1,460.

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 345kg – €900;
  • 1 LMX – 385kg – €1,050;
  • 1 CHX – 435kg – €1,150;
  • 1 LMX – 470kg – €1,060;
  • 1 LMX – 595kg – €1,360;
  • 1 LMX – 600kg – €1,200;
  • 1 LMX – 620kg – €1,390;
  • 1 LMX – 725kg – €1,450.

Cull cows:

  • 1 SIX – 550kg – €920;
  • 1 LMX – 660kg – €1,240;
  • 1 LMX – 720kg – €1,230;
  • 1 CHX – 760kg – €1,250;
  • 1 LMX – 780kh – €1,350;
  • 1 CHX – 790KG – €1,400.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD Facebook

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