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MOUNTBELLEW CATTLE Date: Thursday March 1st There were a large number of cattle on offer, with strong demand for quality lots. Bullocks/bull weanlings: 2 Ch bullocks, 2005, 442 kgs €795; 2 Lim bullocks, 2005, 475 kgs €780; 1 Lim bullock, 2005, 450 kgs €750. 1 Char bull weanling, 2006, 310 kgs €610; 1 Lim bull weanling, 2006, 295 kgs €570, 1 Lim bull weanling, 2006, 300 kgs €595. Heifers/weanling heifers: 1 Char heifer, 2005, 525 kgs €830, 1 Lim heifer, 2005, 450 kgs €745, 1 Ch heifer weanling, 2006, 265 kgs €525, 2 Bel. Blue heifer weanlings, 2006, 332 kgs €620, 1 Lim heifer weanling, 2006, 395 kgs €770; 1 Sim heifer weanling, 2006, 385 kgs €670. Calf sale: Lim. bull suck calf €300; Hereford bull suck calf €285, Hereford heifer suck calf €215, Limousine heifer suck calf €225. SHEEP Date: Saturday, March 3rd There was a smaller number of sheep on offer compared to the previous week, but there was good demand for quality lots. The trade for store hoggets was easier. Hoggets: ten at 53 kgs €83, ten at 45.5 kgs €77, ten at 48 kgs €80, 12 at 49 kgs €81, 11 at 44 kgs €75.50. Stag ewes: Firm trade for heavier lots, prices ranged from €42 to €74. In-lamb ewes and ewes with lambs at foot: six third crop ewes with twin lambs at foot €145; one first crop ewe with single lamb at foot €100.   ROSCOMMON CATTLE Date: Friday, March 2nd There were 400 cattle on offer. There was a good trade for all classes of cattle with a good clearance. This was a special continental heifer sale and there were good quality heifers on show with a good demand. There were a good number of springer heifers with quality ones making high prices, but there was good demand for all cows. Heavy bullocks, 500 kgs and over made from €270 to €490 over. 5 AA 510 kgs €795; Lim 525 kgs €870, 3 Ch 585 kgs €1,050; 1 Lim 720 kgs €1,170. Store bullocks up to 500 kgs made from €250 over to €420 over. Sim 480 kgs €810; Ch 390 kgs €720; Ch 395 kgs €770, Lm 395 kgs €770. Beef/butchers' heifers made from €290 to €390 over. Prices: Lim 590 kgs €880, Ch 525 kgs €845, Ch 620 kgs €1,010. Store heifers made from €230 over to €435 over. Prices: 2 Ch 452 kgs €865, 1 Ch 605 kgs €1,000, 1 Ch 540 kgs €965, AA 390 kgs €650. Dry cows made from €435 to €1,000. Prices: Ch 765 kgs €1,000, Fr 710 kgs €735, AA 580 kgs €725, Lim 615 kgs €700. Springer cows made from €860 to €1,380. Prices: Ch, first calf, eight months in calf, €1,020; Ch, first calf, 8 months in calf, €1,360, Sim, first calf €1,140, AA, in-calf €860. Cows with calves at foot made from €750 to €1,300. Prices: Small AA cow with calf €750; AA with bull calf €1,060, Ch with bull calf €1,300. Weanling heifers made from €125 to €325 over. Prices: Ch 335 kgs €640; 1 Sim 270 kgs €400, 1 Ch 360 kgs €745, Ch 305 kgs €630. Weanling bulls made from €200 to €440 over. Prices: Ch 425 kgs €825, Lim 360 kgs €685, Ch 250 kgs €500, Ch 460 kgs €900. CASTLEREA CATTLE Date: Thursday, March 1st There were 500 cattle on offer. Plainer stock tended to be harder sold, but the trade for quality store heifers and heifer weanlings remained strong. Other classes of stock remained unchanged. Bullock prices: Ch 617 kgs €1,025, Ch 545 kgs €940, AA 545 kgs €850, Red Lim 535 kgs €990, AA 545 kgs €795, AA 380 kgs €710. Heifer prices: B. Blue 500 kgs €880, Ch 485 kgs €860, B. Her 405 kgs €650, AA 355 kgs €590, B. Her 365 kgs €695, Red Lim 455 kgs €750, B. Lim 565 kgs €909, Ch 565 kgs €885, Ch 540 kgs €920. Dry Cow Prices: AA 570 kgs €780, Red Her. 450 kgs €665, AA 495 kgs €565, Ch 510 kgs €727, Fr 635 kgs €557, AA 625 kgs €695, B. Her. 595 kgs €845, Ch 725 kgs €1,020, B. Lim 400 kgs €540. Cows with calves at foot made from €1,000 to €1,310 per head, while springer cows made from €610 to €1,400 per head. Weanling bull prices: Ch 300 kgs €640, B. Blue 340 kgs €700, B. Lim 355 kgs €680, Ch 270 kgs €585, Ch 390 kgs €640, B. Blue 340 kgs €700, B. Lim 355 kgs €680, Ch 270 kgs €585, Ch 390 kgs €770, R. Lim 360 kgs €595. Suck calf prices: Sim heifer €202, Lim bull €270, Sim heifer €172, AA heifer €100, Sim bull €300, Lim bull €352. ELPHIN CATTLE Date: Monday, March 5th Bull weanlings: Lot of 9, 443 kgs €950. Lot of 2 467 kgs €995, 365 kgs €832, 320 kgs €775, 380 kgs €880, 720 kgs €1,420, 785 kgs €1,320, 315 kgs €680. Heifer weanlings: 390 kgs €920, 410 kgs €900, 355 kgs €700, 265 kgs €650, 315 kgs €660, 295 kgs €520, 490 kgs €1,170. Dry cows made from €470 to €995.
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