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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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Plainer weanlings more difficult to sell at Rosommon Mart

A slightly smaller entry went under the hammer at Roscommon Mart’s weanling and suckler sale on Tuesday (October 27th).

Speaking following the sale, a mart spokesperson said: “Prices for quality lots were on par to the previous week while the plainer lots were more difficult to sell.”

Heifer weanlings ranged from an average of €2.44 per kilo up to a max of €3.57 per kilo. Bull weanlings fetched from €2.43 per kilo up to €3.87 per kilo.

“There was nearly a full clearance of the special entry of springers with prices ranging from €1800 up to €2, 280.”

Weanling heifers:
  • CHX – 345 KGS €1060 – €3.07/kg;
  • BAX – 475 KGS – €1040 – €2.18/kg;
  • CHX – 345 KGS €1020 – €2.95/kg;
  • LMX – 270 KGS – €830 – €3.07/kg;
  • CHX – 280 KGS – €1000 – €3.57/kg;
  • LMX – 295 KGS – €830 -€2.81/kg;
  • CHX – 300 KGS – €920 – €3.06/kg;
  • LM – 325 KGS – €810 – €2.49kg;
  • LMX – 285 KGS – €810 – €2.84/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 267 KGS €760 – €2.84/kg;
  • LMX – 265 KGS €730 – €2.75/kg;
  • CHX – 260 KGS – €710 – €2.73/kg.
Weanling bulls:
  • CHX – 490 KGS – €1250 – €2.55/kg;
  • LMX – 355 KGS – €1080 – €3.04/kg;
  • CHX – 310 KGS – €1200 – €3.87/kg;
  • LM – 370 KGS – €980- €2.64/kg;
  • CHX – 370 KGS – €1110- €3.00/kg;
  • BBX – 385 KGS – €1030 – €2.67/kg;
  • CHX – 310 KGS – €980 – €3.16/kg;
  • LMX – 285 KGS – €800 – €2.80/kg;
  • CHX – 240 KGS – €850 – €3.54/kg;
  • BBX – 295 KGS – €790 – €2.67/kg;
  • CHX – 275 KGS – €900 – €3.27/kg.
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