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Roscommon: Bullocks to €3,000 & dry cows to €2,820 in ‘strong’ trade

Roscommon Mart – Cattle Prices – 27-01-2023

Dry cows soared to €2,820, while heifers topped out at €2,450, and bullocks made up to €3,000 at Roscommon Mart’s general cattle sale on Friday, 27th, 2023.

That is according to a spokesperson who reported that a large entry of stock came under the hammer at Friday’s sale, which saw a “strong” trade prevail for all classes.

Bullocks averaged from €2.82 per kilo up to €3.49 per kilo, while heifers fetched from an average of €2.96 per kilo up to €3.42 per kilo and dry cows sold from an average of €2.48 per kilo up to €3.15 per kilo.

They reported that there was a good attendance of customers at the ringside, with online bidders also “active”.

Heifer prices:
  • CHX – 685KGS – €2340;
  • LMX – 675 KGS – €2310;
  • LMX – 685 KGS – €2040;
  • CHX – 770 KGS – €2450;
  • CHX – 775 KGS – €2200;
  • AAX – 505 KGS – €1380;
  • LMX – 530KGS – €1500.
Bullock prices:
  • CHX – 975 KGS – €3000;
  • CHX – 940 KGS – €2960;
  • LMX – 960 KGS – €2980;
  • LMX – 945 KGS – €2850;
  • CHX – 680 KGS – €2360;
  • CHX – 625 KGS – €1990;
  • LMX – 660 KGS – €2090;
  • CHX – 685 KGS – €2040;
  • BBX – 825 KGS – €2560;
  • CHX – 525 KGS – €1830;
  • LMX – 465 KGS – €1520;
  • LMX – 485 KGS – €1460;
  • LMX – 495 KGS – €1540;
  • CHX – 545 KGS – €1650;
  • LMX – 415 KGS – €1290.
Dry cow prices:
  • LMX – 905 KGS – €2820;
  • CHX – 850 KGS – €2480;
  • SIX – 800 KGS – €2460;
  • LMX – 775 KGS – €2390;
  • CHX – 740 KGS – €2330;
  • LMX – 775KGS – €2270;
  • LMX – 680 KGS – €2120;
  • SIX – 755 KGS – €2200;
  • CHX – 670 KGS – €2080;
  • LMX – 605 KGS – €1830;
  • LMX – 565 KGS – €1700.
Information:
  • Address: Roscommon Co-Operative Livestock Marts Ltd, Circular Road, Co. Roscommon.
  • Contact details: Phone: 090 6626352 or Fax no: – 090 6625689 or email – [email protected] – or see the mart’s website.
  • Sale days: Sale of lambs and cast ewes on Wednesdays at 11 am (yard opens at 8 am) and cattle sales on Fridays. Sales are also online via LSL Auctions.

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