Amazing prices at Roscommon Mart’s first weanling show and sale of the year

Roscommon mart hosted its opening show and sale of weanlings on Tuesday night with a good entry of excellent quality stock.

According to the Mart’s report, there was a lively trade for Bulls with prices averaging from €2.44/kg up to €3.17/kg with an 86% clearance of lots.

It also says there was also a brisk trade for Weanlings Heifers. Prices averaged from €2.56/kg up €3.56/kg with 85% of the lots sold. Springers on the night made from €1100 up to €1400.

The Mart says there were a good number of both Farmers and exporters in attendance.

Sample Prices

Heifers: BBX 510 kgs €1300, BBX 365 kgs €1300,Char X 410 kgs €1120, 2 BBX 387 kgs €1100, 2 Char X 340 kgs €990,BB 330 kgs €960, Lim X 340 kgs €875, Simm X 370 kgs €800, Lim X 305 kgs €835, 2 Char X 340 kgs €990, BBX 410 kgs €1300.

Bulls: Char X 675 kgs €1550, BBX 610 kgs €1500, Char X 435 kgs €1380, 2 Char X 565 kgs €1290, Hex 560 kgs €1210, BBX 455 kgs €1200, Lim X 455 kgs €1150, AAX 450 kgs €1100, 2 Char x 382 kgs €1050, BBX 355 kgs €1025, Lim X 350 kgs €1010.

Prize winners

Bulls

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The first prize winner at 610kg  

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The second prize winner at 615kg

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The third prize winner at 460kg


Heifers

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The first prize winner at 365kg

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The second prize winner at 510kg

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The third prize winner at 450kg