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Castlerea Cattle Date: Thursday, June 7th, 2007 There were 400 cattle on offer. It was a smaller sale but trade remained firm for all classes of stock. Quality stores were in demand and heifer weanlings in particular were a very good trade. Bullocks: B Lim 415 kgs €810, Ch 455 kgs 850, Red Lim 560 kgs €910, B. Blue 475 kgs €825, Ch 415 kgs €770. Ch 460 kgs €830, Ch 445 kgs €795, AA 362 kgs €800. Heifers: Ch 405 kgs   €810, Ch 445 kgs €835, Lim 595 kgs €915, Ch 495 kgs €870, AA 465 kgs €775, AA 475 kgs €885, Ch 540 kgs €975, Sim 445 kgs €1,015, B. Blue 395 kgs €996, B. Blue 365 kgs €860. Dry cows: Sim 625 kgs €760, Ch 600 kgs €735, Ch 690 kgs €1,010, B. Her 635 kgs €765, Ch 780 kgs €950, AA 655 kgs €775. Cows with calves at foot made from €600 to €1440 per head and springer cows made from €880 to €1,080 per head. Weanlings: An improved trade for the weanlings on offer. Bulls made from €280 to €445 over their weight and weanling heifers made up to €400 over, with a top price of €1,012 paid for a 420 kgs Lim heifer. Calves: Smaller sale of suck calves. Prices: AA bull €220, Ch heifer €190, Fr. Bull €122, Lim bull €192, AA bull €202. Sheep Lamb: 49 kgs €80, 48 kgs €80, 46 kgs €76.50, 43 kgs €73. Cast ewes made from €40 to €54 per head with increased numbers on offer.   Roscommon Cattle Date: Friday, June 8th There was a good steady trade for all classes of cattle. Numbers were smaller but there were lots of customers with a good demand for all stock. There were 200 cattle on offer. Heavy bullocks 500 kgs and over made from €330 to €490 over. Prices: Ch 525 kgs €940, AA 610 kgs €960, BBx 650 kgs €1,040, 2 Ch 560 kgs €962. Store bullocks up to 500 kgs made from €230 to €440 over. Prices: 2 Sim 410 kgs €770, Bl WH 450 kgs €700, 2 Sim 383 kgs €740, 7 Ch 339 kgs €740. Beef heifers made from €360 to €455 over. Prices: Ch 55 kgs €1,010, Ch 615 kgs €1,015, AA 450 kgs €810, Bl Wh well shaped R grade, 500 kgs €860. Store heifers made from €200 to €400 over. Prices: 485 kgs €760, Ch 495 kgs €800, Ch 600 kgs €1,000, Sim 420 kgs €820. Dry cows made from €475 kgs to €840 pr head. Prices: Ch 715 kgs €840, AA cow 535 kgs €645, Sim old cow 575 kgs €475. Cows with calves at foot made from €950 to €1,050. Prices:   Fifth calv AA Her cow €550, fifth calf Lim with three week old calf €1,050, sixth calf AA with bull calf €1,050, AA third calf cow with heifer calf €1,050. Weanling heifers made from €230 to €410 over. Prices: Ch 345 kgs €600, Ch 310 kgs €530, 2 Ch 388 kgs €690, Sim 380 kgs €790. Weanling bulls made from €240 to €400 over. Prices: Sim 360 kgs €715, CH 405 kgs   €720, Sim 250 kgs €580, Ch 405 kgs €700.   Mountbellew Cattle There was a similar number of cattle on offer to the previous week. Good demand for quality lots. Bullocks/bull weanlings: BB weanling bullock ’06 440 kgs €750, two Friesian bullocks ’05 350 kgs €500, Hereford bullock ’05 440 kgs €665, Char bullock ’05 380 kgs €690, Lim bullock ’05 500 kgs €810. Heifers/heifer weanlings: Lim heifer ’05 480 kgs €775, Hereford heifer ’05 450 kgs €695, Hereford heifer ’05 340 kgs €580, Char heifer weanling ’06 240 kgs €580, Lim heifer weanling ’06 290 kgs €535. Lim first calf cow with Charolais heifer calf at foot €1,160, Hereford second calf cow with Limousin heifer calf at foot €990. Sheep There was a large number of sheep on offer, with increased demand on previous week. Stag ewes and quality lots of lambs met with firm trade. Spring lambs: Eight at 47.5 kgs €83, ten at 51 kgs €85.50, eight at 56 kgs €90, nine at 49.5 kgs €81, 12 at 40 kgs €67.50, nine at 44 kgs €76. Stag ewes: Increased demand for all lots on offer. Especially strong trade for heavy ewes. Prices ranged from €40 – €63.50.   Elphin Cattle Dry cows: 875 kgs €1,135, 710 kgs €825, 700 kgs €810, 700 €790. Bull weanlings: 250 kgs €675, 260 kgs €615, 242 kgs €620, 345 kgs €690. Heifers: 277 kgs €500, 245 kgs €432, 225 kgs €382. Sheep Lambs: 54 kgs €82, 45 kgs €76, 52 kgs €80, 45 kgs €75. Ewes: €62 – €65.