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Sunday 22 October 2017

Ballymote Mart: lamb trade improved

Sligo Farming

Aurivo Ballymote Mart prices from Thursday last, August 3:

Cattle trade firm for lots on offer with plenty of customers.

Dry Cows making from 415 to 635 over...Eg LMx 635 kg at 1270...SIx 745 kg at 1345...BBx 625 kg at 1100....

Bullocks making up to 845 over..Eg July 2015 CHx 625 kg at 1470...LMx 355 kg at 900

Lamb trade improved on last week .As usual lots 45 to 50 kg fleshed types commanding top prices....More store lambs on offer weekly

Lots under 35 kg making from 24 to 41 over..Eg Pen 34 kg at 75...Pen 33 kg at 71...Pen 34 kg at 65

Lots 35 to 40 kg making from 43 to 47 over....Eg Pen 39 kg at 86...Pen 36 kg at 79

Lots 40 to 45 kg making from 45 to 61 over..Eg Pen 43 kg at 104...(Beltex cross)....Pen 44 kg at 102....Pen 44.5 kg at 101

Lots 45 to 50 kg making from 50 to 61.50 over...Eg Pen 49.5 kg at 111....Pen 47.5 kg at 109...Pen 46 kg at 106...Pen 47.5 kg at 106....

With Heavier lots making up to 61 over...Eg Pen 51 kg at 112...Pen 50 kg at 111....Pen 50.5 kg at 110...Pen 51.5 kg at 109

A large show of Cull Ewes, Breeding Ewes and Hoggets this week

Cull Ewes ...Stores making from 50 to 90...Heavy lots from 100 to 135....

Breeding Ewes making from 100 to 145 per Head

Hogget Ewes... Lighter types making from 120 to 140 with strong quality lots making from 150 to 190.....

Breeding Rams making up to 200 per Head

Thursday August 10th Special Autumn Sale of Factory type and Store Bullocks and Heifers in conjunction with usual lots...Cattle Sale at 11.30am

Sheep Sale Every Thursday Morning at 10.30am Sharp......

Thursday August 17th Annual Sale of Autumn Born Weanlings at 11.30am

Booking Monday Mornings from 9.30am on 0818 301 401

Enquiries to 071 9183364

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