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Roscommon People Mart Watch - November 29th

 

 

 

 

 

Manager’s report…Maura Quigley, Roscommon Mart

 

“There were similar numbers on offer this week with prices holding firm for both bulls and heifers. Weanling heifer prices were improved with lots making from an average of €2.41 per kilo up to €3.53 per kilo. Weanling bulls fetched from an average of €2.38 per kilo up to €3.37 per kilo. There was a good attendance of customers anxious for stock. Springers made from €1,000 up to €1,400.

  “There will be a Christmas Bonanza special sale of Weanlings on Tuesday next (December 3rd) at 5 pm. Bookings accepted up to 5 pm this evening (28th).

  “There was a similar entry of sheep on offer at Wednesday’s sale with a strong demand for both lambs and cast ewes. Finished lambs made up to €110 for 49.7 kilo. Sheep sales continue on Wednesdays at 11 am for lambs and cast ewes. Please note all sheep must be tagged with a full yellow EID Tag set”.

 

Roscommon Mart sample prices

 

Weanling heifers

 

Lim 445kgs €1065 - €2.39 per kilo, Char X 300kgs €1060 - €3.53 per kilo, Lim X 400kgs €1005 - €2.51 per kilo, Char X 310kgs €990 - €3.19 per kilo, Char X 325kgs €945 - €2.90 per kilo, Char X 260kgs €800 - €3.07 per kilo, Char X 280kgs €825 - €2.94 per kilo, BAX 330kgs €800 - €2.42 per kilo, BAX 310kgs €780 - €2.51 per kilo, Lim X 260kgs €765 - €2.94 per kilo, 3 Lim X 261kgs €720 - €2.75 per kilo, Simm X 275kgs €660 - €2.40 per kilo.

 

Weanling bulls

Char X 350kgs €1020 - €2.91 per kilo, Char X 365kgs €990 - €2.71 per kilo, Char x 325kgs €935 - €2.87 per kilo, Char X 305kgs €920 - €3.01 per kilo, Char X 255kgs €860 - €3.37 per kilo, Char X 295kgs €860 - €2.91 per kilo, Lim X 270kgs €840 - €3.11 per kilo, Lim 305kgs €805 - €2.63 per kilo, Lim X 265kgs €830 - €3.13 per kilo, Lim X 275kgs €775 - €2.81 per kilo, Char X 290kgs €875 - €3.01 per kilo.

 

Finished lambs

49.7kgs €110, 55.2kgs €110, 54.7kgs €110, 49.6kgs €108, 52.3kgs €108, 49.4kgs €106, 47.3kgs €105.

 

Store lambs

41.6kgs €90, 40.60kgs €90, 36.9kgs €86, 37.5kgs €70, 37kgs €68,

 

Manager’s report…Brendan Egan, Castlerea Mart

 

“There were 750 cattle on offer at Thursday’s sale and prices are gradually rising for all classes of stock. The heifer ring reported a good clearance with breeding heifers in strong demand, while in the weanling rings prices were strong again with increased farmer activity evident as the trading year enters the final month. Breeding stock, runners and the dry cows reported good clearances also.

  “Springer cows made from €550 to €1,370 per head. There were similar numbers of calves/runners on offer and young calves made from €250 to €300 with runners making from €300 to €700 for the continental lots.

  “There were 220 bullocks on offer at Monday’s sale with a better trade reported, especially for the quality on offer. Prices were improved with quality lots well improved this week with a good attendance of customers present”.

 

Castlerea Mart sample prices

Heifers

Ch 400kgs €985, AA 420kgs €875, Ch 475kgs €1220, Ch 470kgs €1200, Ch 460kgs €1065, Ch 635kgs €1445, Lmx 550kgs €1430, Lm 530kgs €1385, Lmx 560kgs €1355, Si 605kgs €1355.

 

Dry cows

Chx 860kgs €1580, Ch 885kgs €1535, Lm 875kgs €1480, Lm 780kgs €1350, Lm 485kgs €665, Lm 660kgs €970.

 

Weanling bulls

Chx 255kgs €860, Chx 295kgs €860, Lm 235kg €750, Lmx 375kgs €1010, Lm 365kgs €985, Ch 350kgs €980, Lm 285kgs €805, Ch 385kgs €960.

 

Weanling heifers

Ch 255kgs €865, Ch 295kgs €820, Ch 315kgs €890, Ch 310kgs €885, Ch 320kgs €865, Ch 415kgs €1250, Ch 400kgs €880, Chx 225kgs €560.

 

Bullocks

Lm 495kg €1170, Ch 450kgs €1095, Ch 530kgs €1250, Lm 500kgs €1225, Chx 590kgs €1325, AAx 575kgs €1270, Chx 640kgs €1380, Chx 700kgs €1475.

 

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