There was a smaller entry of sheep at Raphoe Mart on Monday, February 25 with a good trade for all stock on offer.
Lambs sold at:
€80 to €94 for 32-38 kgs;
€90 to €100 for 38-42 kgs;
€100 to €110 for 42-45 kgs;
€110 to €120 for 45-50 kgs;
€120 to €128 for 50-56 kgs.
Fat ewes sold from €60 to €132.
Ewes with 1 lamb from €140 to €190.
Ewes with 2 lambs from €180 to €250.
Springers from €124 to €158.
Cattle sale on Thursday, February 28: Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €575 to €845 over.
Beef bullocks - €630 to €865 over.
Store bullocks - €225 to €860 over.
Beef heifers - €440 to €885 over.
Store heifers - €250 to €675 over.
Dry cows - €510 to €1,450 each.
A bigger show of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, February 28 with an improved trade
for all types on offer.
Quality lots sold well and heifers sold up to €885 over and €860 over for bullocks while lighter lots sold up to €3.00/kg.
Plainer lots also selling better with Aberdeen Angus and HEX selling over €2.00/kg and up to €2.20/kg.
Bullocks sold from €1.80/kg to €2.70/kg.
Heifers sold from €1.90/kg to €2.60/kg.
Fat cows sold from €510/head to €1,450/head.
Weanling bulls sold from €2.10/kg to €3.00/kg.
Weanling heifers sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg.
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.
Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.
Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.