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‘Stronger demand’ and ‘much-improved’ trade for cattle in Roscommon

Mart Reports/ Farming News on That’s Farming – Roscommon Mart – Cattle Prices – 08-09-2023

According to a spokesperson for Roscommon Mart, there was a “very large” entry of stock on offer at last Friday’s special bullock sale, which saw “a stronger demand and much-improved trade”.

Bullocks fetched an average of €2.91 per kilo up to €3.60 per kilo, while dry cows ranged from an average of €2.39 per kilo up to €2.70 per kilo.

The spokesperson noted that “there was a good attendance of customers at the ringside with online bidders also active”.

Bullock prices:
  • CHX – 605 KG – €2,190;
  • LMX – 680 KG – €2,350;
  • CHX 630 KG €2,150
  • LMX – 625 KG – €2,110;
  • CHX – 600 KG – €2,040;
  • CHX – 640 KG – €2,090;
  • CHX – 590 KG – €2,020;
  • CHX – 575 KG – €1,980;
  • CHX – 560 KG – €1,970;
  • CHX – 580 KG – €1,940;
  • CHX – 565 KG – €1,940;
  • CHX – 590 KG – €1,950;
  • CHX – 525 KG – €1,780;
  • CHX – 495 KG – €1,750;
  • CHX – 500 KG – €1,740;
  • BBX – 490 KG – €1,690;
  • CHX – 485 KG – €1,630;
  • CHX – 470 KG – €1,550.

Dry cow prices:

  • CHX – 700 KG – €1,890;
  • LMX – 830 KG – €2,190;
  • LMX – 800 KG – €2,140;
  • AAX – 775 KG – €2,030;
  • LMX – 730 KG – €1,910;
  • BBX – 740 KG – €1,880;
  • SIX – 735 KG – €1,820;
  • CHX – 665 KG – €1,730;
  • LMX – 715 KG – €1,780.
Sheep prices at Roscommon Mart

The spokesperson reported a “large” entry of sheep at its weekly sale on Wednesday, September 6th, 2023.

Prices for ewe lambs made up to €152 and finished lambs pushed up to €150, while stag ewes peaked at €175.

Finished lamb prices:

  • 8kgs – €150;
  • 6kgs – €140;
  • 59kgs – €140;
  • 53kgs – €140;
  • 7kgs – €139;
  • 51kgs – €138;
  • 2kgs – €137;
  • 3kgs – €135;
  • 2kgs – €130.

Ewe lamb prices:

  • 5kgs – €152;
  • 6kgs – €146;
  • 6kgs – €145;
  • 3 kgs – €140;
  • 46kgs – €140;
  • 5kgs – €130;
  • 5kgs – €125;
  • 7kgs – €125.

Store lamb prices:

  • 5kgs – €115;
  • 2kgs – €110;
  • 39kgs – €108;
  • 2kgs – €108;
  • 36kgs – €105;
  • 6kgs – €103;
  • 8kgs – €101;
  • 7kgs – €100;
  • 35kgs – €97.5.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes: from €40 to €175 per lot.

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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