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Steady numbers at Ballinrobe

Despite the continuous adverse weather conditions, cattle and sheep numbers were similar to previous weeks at Ballinrobe on Wednesday, February 26th, according to a spokesperson.

Heifers:

  • Limousin-X – 600 kg – €1420 or €2.37/kg;
  • A Charolais-X – 430 kg – €1060 or €2.47/kg;
  • An Saler-cross – 355 kg – €900 or €2.54/kg;
  • A Limousin-X – 315 kg – €840 or €2.67/kg.

Bullocks:

  • An Aberdeen-Angus – 615 kg – €1440 or €2.34/kg;
  • A Limousin-X – 590 kg – €1405 or €2.36/kg;
  • A Charolais-X – 450 kg –  €1160 or €2.58/kg.

Dry cows and suckler pairings:

  • Dry cows: A Charolais-X – 760 kg – €1475 or €1.94/kg;
  • Suckler pairs: A HEX cow with a Charolais bull calf at foot – €1490.

Weanlings:

  • Heifers: A Charolais-X – 265 kg – €800 or €3.02/kg;
  • Bulls: A Limousin-X – 355 kg – €850 or €2.54/kg.

Sheep:

“Sheep numbers were up slightly on the previous week in Ballinrobe with prices remaining similar to the previous weeks.” the spokesperson added.

Store lambs made from €78-€112, while factory lambs pushed from €115-€128.00 and ewes carrying couples peaked at €185.00.

Cull ewes went under the hammer from €75-€131. 

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