Raphoe Mart: Stronger trade for all sheep on offer
There was a stronger trade for all sheep at Raphoe Mart on Monday, March 4, 2019.
Lambs were selling at:
€80 to €95 for 35-40 kgs;
€95 to €110 for 40-45 kgs;
€110 to €120 for 45-49 kgs;
€120 to €128 for 50-55 kgs.
Fat ewes sold from €60 to €139 each.
Springing ewes from €140 to €158 each.
Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €150 to €190.
Ewes with 2 lambs sold from €200 to €258.
Cattle sale, Thursday, March 7, 2019.
Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €570 to €980 over.
Beef bullocks - €580 to €685 over.
Store bullocks - €350 to €865 over.
Beef heifers - €520 to €1035 over.
Store heifers - €350 to €795 over.
Dry cows - €500 to €1,470 each.
Another good show of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, March 7 with an excellent trade for all types with quality stock selling exceptionally well.
Lighter lots selling up to and over €3.00/kg and heavier lots selling up to €980 over for males and €1,035 over for heifers.
Bullocks sold from €1.80/kg to €2.70/kg.
Bulls sold from €1.80/kg to €3.00/kg.
Heifers sold from €1.80/kg to €3.00/kg.
Fat cows sold from €500/head to €1,470/head.
Raphoe Livestock Mart will hold a pedigree beef female sale on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6.30pm.
Entries welcome for all pedigree beef bred females - cows, heifers and maidens.
Entry forms are available from the mart office
Entries close on Friday, April 5, 2019.
Please note: There will be no sheep sale on Bank Holiday, Monday, March 18, 2019.
Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.
Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.