There was a good entry of sheep at Raphoe Livestock Mart on Monday, May 28th with a steady trade for all stock on offer.
Spring lambs sold at:
€75 to €85 for 32-35kgs;
€85 to €100 for 34-38kgs;
€100 to €110 for 38-42kgs;
€110 to €120 for 42-45kgs;
€120 to €130 for 45-50kgs;
€130 to €140 for 50-55kgs.
40kgs sold for €124;
53kgs sold for €199.
Ewes with one lamb sold from €150 to €185.
Ewes with two lambs sold from €180 to €255.
Fat ewes sold from €80 to €135.
Cattle sale on Thursday, May 31st 2018
Top class bulls over 600kgs - €615 to €800 over.
Beef bullocks - €600 to €1,080 over.
Store bullocks - €400 to €915 over.
Beef heifers - €530 to €970 over.
Store heifers - €350 to €795 over.
Dry cows - €640 to €1,615 each.
A seasonal entry of cattle at Raphoe Livestock Mart on Thursday, May 31st with a brisk trade for all types on offer.
Bullocks sold to €1,080 over and heifers to €970 over.
Dry cows sold to €1,615/head for 750kg cow.
Bullocks sold from €2.00/kg to €2.75/kg.
Bulls sold from €2.10/kg to €2.95/kg.
Heifers sold from €2.20/kg to €2.85/kg.
Dry cows sold from €640/head to €1,615/head.
Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.
Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.