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Roscommon People Mart Watch - May 3rd

 

 

 

Manager’s report…Maura Quigley, Roscommon Mart

 

“There was an excellent turnout of stock on offer at last Friday’s sale with a brisk trade and plenty of customers actively sourcing cattle resulting in a very high clearance of lots. Prices for bullocks averaged from €2.40 per kilo up to €3.22 per kilo. Heifers averaged from €2.32 per kilo up to €3.16 per kilo. There was a large entry of dry cows ranging from an average of €1.68 per kilo up to €2.19 per kilo averaging. There is a special sale of bullocks this Friday (3rd) at 11 am with heifers and dry cows.

 

  “There were good numbers of excellent quality stock on offer at the recent sale of weanlings and suckler cows with prices remaining very strong for all classes. Weanling bulls averaged from €2.47 per kilo up to €3.38 per kilo. Prices for weanling heifers ranged from an average of €2.47 up to €3.33 per kilo. Cows with calves at foot made from €1,140 up to €2,600 with springers making from €900 up to €1,100. There was a good attendance of customers with the majority of stock sold.

  “The mart will host a special sale of weanlings on Tuesday, May 8th at 5 pm. Bookings accepted until 5 pm today (Thursday).

  There were larger numbers on offer at this week’s sheep sale. Prices for spring lamb fetched €140 for 52.7kgs. Prices for finished hoggets peaked at €141 for 55.4kgs. There was a steady trade for cast ewes with prices ranging from €66 up to €133. There was a larger entry of ewes with lambs at foot on offer this week however, there was a brisk trade for them with a very high percentage of lots sold. Sales continue each Wednesday at 11 am”.

Roscommon Mart sample prices

 

Dry cows

 

Lim X 760kgs €1625, Lim 770kgs €1425, Char X 775kgs €1400, BBX 700kgs €1360, Simm X 760kgs €1360, AAX 690kgs €1105, AAX 745kgs €1175, Lim 520kgs €1050, Simm 615kgs €1145, Simm X 675kgs €1300, HEX 695kgs €1050, Lim X 575kgs €1050, BBX 670kgs €1025, HEX 575kgs €830.

Heifers

Char X 710kgs €1650, Char X 610kgs €1650, Lim X 555kgs €1570, 2 Char X 600kgs €1470, BAX 565kgs €1430, Simm X 545kgs €1350, BBX 535kgs €1290, Lim X 555kgs €1570, 2 Char X 440kgs €1180, Lim 395kgs €1085, Lim X 420kgs €1105, Char X 305kgs €965, Char X 380kgs €1000, Lim X 480kgs €1280.

Bullocks

AAX 845kgs €1830, Lim X 675kgs €1710, Char X 720kgs €1670, BBX 730kgs €1620, 2 Char X 585kgs €1505, Lim X 550kgs €1500, 2 Char X 460kgs €1400, SHX 610kgs €1420, Lim X 530kgs €1395, Lim X 495kgs €1395, Char X 460kgs €1390, AAX 535kgs €1280, 3 Char X 415kgs €1250, 2 AAX 490kgs €1160, 3 Char X 316kgs €1020.

Weanling heifers

Lim X 485kgs €1300 - €2.68 per kilo, Lim 445kgs €1250 - €2.80 per kilo, 2 Lim X 400kgs €1150 - €2.87 per kilo, Lim X 395kgs €1145 - €2.89 per kilo, 2 Lim X 367kgs €1025 - €2.78 per kilo, Lim X 320kgs €1000 - €3.12 per kilo, AAX 380kgs €905 - €2.38 per kilo, Char X 310kgs €905 - €2.91 per kilo, 2 AAX 390kgs €900 - €2.30 per kilo, Char X 290kgs €815 - €2.81 per kilo, BAX 330kgs €800 - €2.42 per kilo, Lim X 270kgs €790 - €2.92 per kilo, Char X 330kgs €1100 - €3.33 per kilo.

Weanling bulls

Char X 510kgs €1225 - €2.40 per kilo, Char X 460kgs €1150 - €2.50 per kilo, Lim X 380kgs €1050 - €2.76 per kilo, Lim 385kgs €1000 - €2.59 per kilo, Lim X 375kgs €1005 - €2.68 per kilo, BBX 350kgs €950 - €2.71 per kilo, Char X 325kgs €985 - €3.03 per kilo, Lim X 335kgs €955 - €2.85 per kilo, Lim X 240kgs €800 - €3.33 per kilo, Char X 275kgs €840 - €3.05 per kilo, Char X 210kgs €710 - €3.38 per kilo.

Finished hoggets

55.4kgs €141, 59.1kgs €127, 52.2kgs €126, 50kgs €111.

Spring lamb

52.7kgs €140, 48.2kgs €136, 52.7kgs €136, 50.7kgs €135, 56.6kgs €135, 50.6kgs €134, 42.6kgs €134, 48.4kgs €133, 46.9kgs €132.5, 45.6kgs €130.

 

Manager’s report…Brendan Egan, Castlerea Mart

 

 

“Large entry of stock again this week, and aided by better weather conditions and grass growth, buyers were out in force again and prices and trade was maintained. Farmers, agents and exporters were anxious for quality stores resulting in a good clearance and the top quality lots recorded some fancy prices.

  “Cows with calves at foot made from €1,000 to €1,700 per head. Springer cows made from €1,130 to €1,430 per head. Dairy cross calves made from €40 to €120 AA and Her €180 to €300 with Continental making up to €325.

  “Sales continue at Castlerea Mart today (Thursday, May 2nd) when we have our usual sale of heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings. All sales commence at 11 am”.

 

Castlerea Mart sample prices

 

Heifers

Lim X 410kgs €1175, Ch 410kgs €1010, AAX 380kgs €980, Ch 480kgs €1280, Lim 470kgs €1295, Lim 595kgs €1440, Lim 550kgs €1370.

Dry cows

Lim 950kgs €1750, Sim 960kgs €1720, Ch 860kgs €1680, Sim 700kgs €1350, Chx 770kgs €1345.

Weanling bulls

Lim 295kgs €925, Ch 285kgs €845, Sim 290kgs €830, BBX 405kgs €1305, Lim 470kgs €1190, Lim 315kgs €925.

Weanling heifers

Ch 295kgs €965, Ch 275kgs €955, Lim 280kgs €825, Ch 340kgs €1035, BBX 355kgs €1030, Ch 340kgs €970, Ch 410kgs €1140.

 

Bullocks

Ch 495kgs €1325, Lim 540kgs €1440, Ch 520kgs €1305, AA 490kgs €1190, Ch 595kgs €1420, Lim 610kgs €1470, AA 705kgs €1445, AA 665kgs €1410, Ch 565kgs €1395.

 

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