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Roscommon People Mart Watch - May 10th

 

 

 

Manager’s report…Maura Quigley, Roscommon Mart

 

“There were good numbers on offer again this week with prices holding firm for all classes. Average prices for bullocks ranged from €2.32 per kilo up to €2.89 per kilo. Heifers fetched from an average of €2.17 per kilo up to €2.43 per kilo. There was a large entry of dry cows with prices averaging from €1.74 per kilo up to €2.40 per kilo.

  “There is a special sale of heifers this Friday (10th) at 11 am and a special sale of bullocks the following Friday (17th). Bookings accepted up to 5 pm today (9th).

  “There was a good entry of excellent quality stock on offer at Tuesday’s weanling sale. There was a lively trade for weanling bulls with prices fetching from an average of €2.48 per kilo up to €3.45 per kilo. There was also a brisk trade for heifer weanlings with lots averaging from €2.38 per kilo up to €3.13 per kilo.

  “There were similar numbers on offer at this week’s sheep sale. Prices for spring lamb fetched €132 for 47.1kgs. Prices for finished hoggets peaked at €120 for 65.6kgs. There was a steady trade for cast ewes with prices ranging from €68 up to €120. There was a large entry of ewes with lambs at foot on offer with a brisk trade and very high percentage of lots sold. Sales continue each Wednesday at 11 am”.

 

Roscommon Mart sample prices

 

Dry cows

Lim X 880kgs €1700, Simm X 865kgs €1540, Lim X 620kgs €1490, Lim X 760kgs €1485, Char 765kgs €1360, Char X 660kgs €1165, Simm X 640kgs €1155, Lim X 655kgs €1270, Lim X 575kgs €1070, Char X 690kgs €1320, Lim 670kgs €1470.

Bullocks

Char 745kgs €1780, Char 740kgs €1739, Char X 715kgs €1725, Char X 725kgs €1703, BBX 645kgs €1570, Char X 545kgs €1540, Lim X 585kgs €1400, Lim X 560kgs €1390, Simm X 590kgs €1380, 3 AAX 543kgs €1200, Char X 445kgs €1230, 2 AAX 537kgs €1235, 2 Lim X 490kgs €1270, Char X 465kgs €1180, 2 Lim X 470kgs €1170, Char X 365kgs €1055.

Weanling heifers

BBX 455kgs €1090 - €2.39 per kilo, BBx 435kgs €1065 - €2.44 per kilo, Lim X 440kgs €1050, Lim X 380kgs €1020 - €2.42 per kilo, 2 AAX 382kgs €890 - €2.32 per kilo, BAX 335kgs €920 - €2.74 per kilo, Char X 360kgs €870 - BBX 390kgs €930 - €2.38 per kilo, Lim 205kgs €640 - €3.12 per kilo, BBX 255kgs €800 - €3.13 per kilo.

Weanling bulls

Char X 370kgs €1280 - €3.45 per kilo, Lim 465kgs €1120 - €2.40 per kilo, Char X 420kgs €1060 - €2.52 per kilo, Lim X 350kgs €965 -€2.75 per kilo, Char 335kgs €980 - €2.92 per kilo, Char X 360kgs €955 - €2.65 per kilo, Lim 380kgs €950 - €2.50 per kilo, 2 Char X 330kgs €910 - €2.75 per kilo, PTX 280kgs €815kgs - €2.91 per kilo, Char X 255kgs €760 - €2.98 per kilo.

Heifers

Lim X 650kgs €1375, Char X 640kgs €1350, Simm X 610kgs €1250, 2 Lim X 517kgs €1250, Char X 525kgs €1240, Simm 545kgs €1230, Char X 525kgs €1160, AAX 480kgs €1000, Lim X 465kgs €1000, Lim X 315kgs €705.

Spring lamb

47.1kgs €132, 54.5kgs €132, 57kgs €127, 44.9kgs €126, 45.9kgs €126, 46kgs €125, 45kgs €125, 46.9kgs €123, 45.9kgs €122, 43.5kgs €120.

Finished hoggets

65.6kgs €120, 53.8kgs €115, 49kgs €110, 48kgs €110.           

 

Manager’s report…Brendan Egan, Castlerea Mart

 

“Numbers presented for sale remaining strong for the time of year and the forward stores in particular reported a very good demand this week with a top price of €1,070 over recorded in the heifers, and the dry cows recorded over €2 a kilo for the forward lots.

  “In the weanling rings trade has remained firm also with strong farmer, feedlot and exporter activity this week while breeding stock remain a very good trade.

  “Cows with calves at foot made from €1,030 to €1,740 per head and springers made from €1,050 to €1,250 per head.

  “There were 200 bullocks on offer at our recent sale with prices ranging from €350 to €905 over with an average of €597 over paid. Demand was very strong this week for the bullocks with a full clearance reported from a well-attended sale.

  “Sales continue at Castlerea Mart today (Thursday 9th) when we have our usual sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings. All sales commence at 11 am”.

 

Castlerea Mart sample prices

 

 

Heifers

Lmx 395kgs €1105, BBx 415kgs €1070, Chx 480kgs €1290, Ch 435kgs €1155, Ch 670kgs €1740, Ch 595kgs €1390, Lm 500kgs €1380, Lm 490kgs €1155.

Calves 

Hex Hfr €255, Ch Bull €430, Ch Hfr €355, Lm Hfr €405, Hex Bull €270, Fr Bull €50.

Weanling bulls

Ch 270kgs €870, Lm 275kgs €870, Ch 255kgs €780, Ch 370kgs €1050, Lm 345kgs €1000, Lm 350kgs €985, Lm 445kgs €1140.

Weanling heifers

Lm 295kgs €925, Ch 275kgs €870, Ch 255kgs €780, Ch 370kgs €1050, Lm 345kgs €1000, Lm 350kgs €985, Lm 445kgs €1140.

Bullocks

Ch 475kgs €1275, Lm 415kgs €1230, AA 490kgs €1205, AA 540kgs €1370, Ch 500kgs €1335, Lm 510kgs €1305, AA 575kgs €1480, Ch 600kgs €1470, AA 555kgs €1350.

Dry cows

AAx 495kgs €1000, Lm 950kg €1890, Ch 870kgs €1755, Lm 790kgs €1685, Lm 820kgs €1650, Lm 750kgs €1495.

 

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