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EBY daughter tops Roscommon’s special heifer sale at €3,180 or €5.48/kg

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Roscommon Mart – Cattle Prices – 15-09-2023

Friday, September 15th, 2023, saw a “very large” entry of stock at Roscommon Mart, with over 500 lots on offer, according to a spokesperson.

The mart’s special heifer sale saw highs of €3,180 or €5.48/kg for a Limousin-cross heifer, sired by Dovea Genetics’ famed EBY (AI Limousin bull), which crossed the scales at 580kgs.

The spokesperson commented that Friday’s sale “saw a stronger demand and much-improved trade”.

“Heifers fetched an average of €2.89 per kilo up to €5.48 per kilo.”

“There was also a good entry of dry cows and they made an average of €2.29 per kilo up to €2.81 per kilo.”

“There was a good attendance of customers at the ringside with online bidders also active,” the spokesperson added.

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 580 KG – €3,180;
  • LMX – 500 KG – €1,950;
  • LMX – 485 KG – €1,820;
  • LMX – 430 KG – €1,540;
  • CHX – 495 KG – €1,720;
  • CHX – 510 KG – €1,670;
  • CHX – 720 KG – €2,310;
  • CHX – 635 KG – €1,980;
  • BAX – 620 KG – €1,960
  • LMX – 580 KG – €1,830;
  • CHX – 550 KG – €1,750;
  • CHX – 545 KG – €1,740;
  • CHX – 545 KG – €1,720;
  • CHX – 510 KG – €1,660;
  • LMX – 475 KG – €1,590;
  • CHX – 480 KG – €1,580;
  • CHX – 430 KG – €1,540;
  • LMX – 445 KG – €1,530.

Dry cow prices

  • LMX – 780 KG – €2,190;
  • PTX – 675 KG – €1,900;
  • LMX – 785 KG – €2,040;
  • BAX – 735 KG – €1,900;
  • LMX – 795 KG – €1,900;
  • LMX – 685 KG – €1,810;
  • LMX – 675 KG – €1,740;
  • CHX – 710 KG – €1,690;
  • LMX – 635 KG – €1,620.

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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