Sunday, 29 March 2015

Suck calves, weanlings and suckler cows sale at Roscommon Co-Operative Livestock Mart Ltd

There was an excellent trade at Tuesday’s sales for heifer and bull weanlings, with very brisk bidding and a 99% clearance of lots. The trade for suck calves were improved on the previous week. There was also a small number of cows with calves at foot on offer. Weekly sales continue each Tuesday evening with Suck calves sold at 5 pm and weanlings and suckler cows sold at 6 pm. Suck calves sample prices included - Charolais Bull €505; Friesian Bulls made from €90 to €215; Belgian Blue Bull made €430 and Simmental Heifers made from €370 to €430 

Suckler cows sample prices included - 5th or 6th calf Hereford cow with heifer calf at foot made €1400 and 5th calf Aberdeen Angus cow with heifer calf at foot made €1250.

Bull weannlings made from €545 to €925 over. Sample prices included - Char 490 kgs €1270; 2 Char 268 kgs €930; Belgian Blue 525 kgs €1410; Simm. 380 kgs €980; Lim 385 kgs €970; Char 390 kgs €1315; Lim 345 kgs €1040; 4 A.A. 515 kgs €1090; Simm. 335 kgs  €1000.

Heifer weanlings made from €475 to €760 over. Sample prices included - Char 305 kgs €950; A.A. 245 kgs €720; Char 405 kgs; €1068, 2 Simm 338kgs; €1060 and Lim 335 kgs €870.

  Sales as usual this Friday April 13th for heifers, bullocks and dry cows. Special sale continues with bullocks on Friday April 20th. Booking at 2 pm this Thursday April 12th. Lambs, cast ewes in lamb ewes and ewes with lambs at foot each Wednesday 11 am.

  The Mart has also introduced a new texting service for its customers to inform them of upcoming sales etc. Please ensure that we have your mobile number on our records. For further details contact the Mart Office on 090-6626352, 090-6626149, 090-6626099 or by email -

Issue dated: 13 April 2012
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