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‘Strong’ demand at Ballymote’s online cattle sale

Trade was strong at Ballymote Mart’s online cattle sale on Thursday (June 4th), according to a spokesperson.

“Strong demand across all sections with customers anxious for stock.” the spokesperson said following the general cattle sale.

Light-type bullocks made from €200-€570 over;

  • CHX – 350 KG – €920;
  • AAX – 340 KG – €850;
  • CHX – 360 KG – €850.

Heavier lots climbed to €700 over;

  • CHX – 500 kg – €1,200;
  • LMX – 575 kg – €1,240.

Heifers under 400 kg went under the hammer from €300-620 over;

  • SIX – 380 KG – €1,000;
  • SIX – 360 KG – 960;
  • CHX – 380 KG – 980;
  • CHX – 370 KG – 960.

Heavier lots topped out at €745 over;

  • CH – 535 kg – €1,280;
  • CHX – 600 kg – €1,340;
  • CHX – 625 kg – €1,330.

Dry cows

Stores fetched from €200-€400 over, while heavy, fleshed-types pushed up €840 over;

  • CHX – 870 KG – €1,710;
  • CH – 845 KG – €1,660;
  • SIX – 780 KG – €1,480.

Weanling bulls sold from €350-€600 over;

  • CHX – 350 KG – €950;
  • CHX – 375 KG – €930;
  • AAX – 400 KG – €880.

Weanling heifers under 300 kg ranged from €280-€510 over;

  • CHX – 260 KG – €770;
  • CHX – 290 KG – €730;
  • CHX – 260 KG – €670.

Lots 300-400 kg clicked from €340-570 over;

  • CHX – 350 KG – €920;
  • SHX – 390 KG – €900;
  • SAX – 370 KG – €870;
  • CHX – 375 KG – €850.

Heavier lots peaked at €610 over;

  • AAX – 400 KG – €1010;
  • LMX – 430 KG – €970;
  • AAX – 400 KG – €930;
  • AAX – 460 KG – €1000.
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