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Weanling heifers to €5.29/kg and bulls to €4.06/kg at Roscommon

Roscommon Mart – weanling prices – 12-10-2021

According to Maura Quigley, Roscommon Mart’s show and sale of weanlings on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, attracted a “very large entry of excellent quality stock”.

The mart manager reported that trade was “brisk from start to finish with customers anxious for stock both online and at ringside”.

She outlined that weanling bulls averaged €2.77-€4.06/kg, while weanling heifers ranged from €2.74-€5.29/kg.

Roscommon Mart 12-10-2021

Weanling heifer prices
  • BBX – 325kgs – €1720 – €5.29/kg;
  • LMX – 430kgs – €1550 – €3.60/kg;
  • LMX – 465kgs – €1450 – €3.11/kg;
  • CHX – 425kgs – €1420 – €3.34/kg;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1190 – €3.55/kg;
  • LMX – 410kgs – €1090 – €2.72/kg;
  • CHX – 355kgs – €1060 – €2.98/kg;
  • 3 CHX 371kgs – €1050 – €2.82/kg;
  • SHX – 365kgs – €970 – €2.65/kg;
  • LMX – 325kgs – €1000 – €3.07/kg;
  • BAX – 330kgs – €900 – €2.72/kg;
  • CHX – 245kgs – €820 – €3.34/kg.
Weanling bull prices
  • CHX – 365kgs – €1470 – €4.02/kg;
  • BBX – 315kgs – €1280 – €4.06/kg;
  • LMX – 440kgs – €1450 – €3.29/kg;
  • CHX – 395kgs – €1400 – €3.54/kg;
  • CHX – 395kgs – €1370 €3.46/kg;
  • BBX – 390kgs – €1200 – €3.07/kg;
  • CHX – 365kgs – €1150 – €3.15/kg;
  • LMX – 395kgs – €1160 – €2.93/kg;
  • CHX – 345kgs – €1190 – €3.44/kg;
  • 2 BAX – 380kgs – €1120 – €2.94/kg;
  • LMX – 340kgs – €1090 – €3.20/kg;
  • CHX – 275kgs – €1060 – €3.85/kg.
Sheep prices

Quigley reported that there was a “larger” entry on offer at the mart’s sheep sale on Wednesday, October 13th.

The mart manager reported that prices were similar to the previous week’s levels. “There was a good selection of Ewe Lambs presented for sale with plenty of Customers sourcing them. The tops of ewe lambs fetched up €146 for 45.2 kgs.”

Summary:
  • Finished lambs topped out at €143;
  • Store lambs climbed to €118;
  • Stag ewes realised €142.
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 online via LSL Auctions. Covid-19 restrictions apply.
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