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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Up to €4.34/kg for weanling heifers at Ballymote Mart

Heifers weighing 480kgs+ with potential for breeding met with a strong trade at Ballymote Mart on Thursday (November 12th).

That is according to a spokesperson who reported a “steady” demand for all types at its general cattle sale.

  • Under 500 kgs made from €380-€630 over;
  • 500-600 kg sold from €420-€730 over;
  • Heavier lots climbed to €860 over.
  • Under 500 kg fetched from €350-€735 over;
  • 500-600 kg went under the hammer from €450-€820 over;
  • Heavier lots topped out at €700 over.
Dry cows:
  • Stores pushed from €100-€300 over;
  • Heavier lots varied from €310-€560 over.

Friday’s weanling sale saw a “stronger trade all-around” for lots on offer.

  • Weanling bulls under 300 kg ranged from €320-€600 over;
  • Heavier lots ranged from €340-€600 over;
  • Under 300 kgs sold from €260-€885 over;
  • kg @ 1150 or 4.34 per kg……LMx 275 kg @ 910…LMx 280 kg @ 880…
  • Heavier lots realised €610 over.
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