Category Archives: Elphin Mart Sales

The section contains Elphin Mart Sales information. All enquiries to Gerry Connellan (Manager) on 071-9635061 or 071-9635065 or via email to elphincoopmart@eircom.net .

Dry Cows, Sucklers and Weanlings: Sales on Mondays at 6pm.
Booking in the Office at all times.

Day sales for Weanlings during the month of October, Easter Monday and the first Monday in May – actual times published nearer the dates.
Booking in the Office at all times.

Deadline for taking Bookings for big Weanling sales: the previous Friday week at 9:30am. Dates will be published in our news section.

Sheep: Sales on Mondays at 7:30pm.

Bullocks or Heifers: Sales on Wednesdays at 11:30am (Alternating every second week).

Please note that there will be no Wednesday sales during June, July and early August.
Further details of each Sale is published below:

Price report for Monday 17th June

Dry Cows

87% clearance of Dry Cows prices fair The average price achieved was €1,079 with  prices ranging from €575 to €1,540 for 820 kg Charolais 

In-calf Heifers

100% clearance of In-calf Heifers. Cows with Heifer calves ranged from €1,210 to  €1,260 for Charolais In-calf Heifer.

Bullocks

Full clearance of Bullocks numbers small. Bullocks 400-500 kg €1,065 for 500 Kf Aberdeen Angus. Bullocks > 500 kg €1,625 for 770 kg Charolais.

Heifers

96% clearance of Heifers good interest. Heifers 300-400 kg the average price achieved was €688 with a maximum price of €945 for 400 kg Charolais. Heifers 400-500 kg the average price achieved was €1,011 with a maximum price of €1,400 for 500 kg Charolais. Heifers > 500kg the average price achieved was €1,549 with a maximum price of €2,080 for 890 kg Charolais.

Weanlings

Full clearance of Male Weanlings with prices governed by quality. Male Weanlings  the average price achieved was €838 with a maximum price of €1,000 for 530 kg Charolais.

Full clearance of Female Weanlings with prices governed by quality. Female Weanlings 300-400 kg the average price achieved was €714 with a maximum price of €1,000 for 335 kg Charolais. Female Weanlings 400-500 Kg the maximum price of €1,138 with a maximum price of €1,175  for 470 kg Charolais.

Good clearance of Sheep

Lamb numbers up 100% Clearance prices as follows Lambs 48.5 kg made  €117.5. Lambs 46 kg  made €115. Lambs 43 kg made €110, Lambs 41 kg made €102.50. 

Ewes 95% clearance ranged from €45 to €125. Small number of ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €126 to €230 for a ewe with 2 lambs at foot.

Price report for Out to Grass Bullock Sale 20th March

Bullocks 

Bullocks scarce but they sold well with an 90% Clearance. Good interest with prices steady for quality stores. Bullocks 300-400 kg the average price was  €1,100 with a maximum price of €1180 for a 380 kg Charolais. Bullocks  401-500 kg the average price was  €1,150 with a maximum price of €1,305 for a 500 kg Limousin. Bullocks over 500kg the average price was €1,349 with a maximum price of €1,630 for 715 kg Charolais Bullock.

Price Report For Bank Holiday 18th March

Dry Cows

We had 90% clearance of Dry Cows prices fair The average price achieved was €1,073 with Cows ranging in price from €600 to €1,440 for an 865kg Charolais Cow 

Incalf Heifers

We had 100% clearance of Incalf Heifers. Prices ranged from €950 with a maximum price of €1,600 for a Simmental Heifer time ip

Weanlings

We had 93% clearance of Male Weanlings with prices governed by quality. Male Weanlings <300 kg the average price achieved was €725 with a maximum price of €865 for 290 kg Charolais. Male Weanlings 300-400 kg the average price achieved was €948 with a maximum price of €1,180 for 380 kg Charolais. Male Weanlings 400-500 Kg the average price was €1,027 with a maximum price of 1,180 for 465 kg Belgian Blue. Male weanlings > 500kg the average price was €1,153 with a maximum price of €1,400 for 570kg Charolais.

We had 97% clearance of Female Weanlings with prices governed by quality. Female Weanlings <300 kg the average price achieved was €803 with a maximum price of €1,000 for 3000 kg Charolais. Female Weanlings 300-400 kg the average price achieved was €940 with a maximum price of €1,360 for 400 kg Belgian Blue. Female Weanlings 400-500 Kg the average price was €1,054 with a maximum price of 1,245 for 465 kg Limousin

Good clearance of Sheep

Sheep numbers small but prices fair. Lambs 96% Clearance prices as follows Lambs 62.5 kg made €123,Lambs 53.5 kg made €120 Lambs 50.5 kg made €117. Lambs 48 kg made €110 Lambs 42 kg made €84 , Lambs 34 kg made €80.
Culled Ewes 87% Clearance prices ranged from €47 to €123 . Small number of ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €155 to 241.

Price report for Wednesday 13th March 2019

Heifers 

A fine yard of Heifers with an 86% Clearance. Good interest  with prices steady for quality heifers. Good demand for Breeding Heifers . Heifers 300-400 kg the average price was  €879 with a maximum price of €1160 for a 400 kg Limousins. Heifers  401-500 kg the average price was  €1,138 with a maximum price of €1,370 for a 500 kg Charolais. Heifers over 500kg the average price was €1,255 with a maximum price of €1,470 for 600 kg Charolais Heifer.

Price report for Wednesday 17th October

Heifers 

Good clearance of Heifers 83% with prices steady for quality heifers but the lesser heifer was easier. Big demand for Breeding Heifers and this would be reflected in the top prices. Heifers 301-400 kg the average price was  €848 with a maximum price of €1,000 for a 395 kg Limousin. Heifers  401-500 kg the average price was  €1,080 with a maximum price of €1,300 for a 500 kg Limousin. Heifers over 500kg the average price was €1,279 with a maximum price of €1,800 for 655 kg Limousin Heifer.

 

Price report for Monday 27th August

Dry Cows

We had 93% clearance of Dry Cows prices improved. The average price achieved was €1,253 with Cows ranging in price from €540 to €1,860 for a Charolais Cow weighing 810 kg.

Weanling 

We had 33% clearance of Male Weanlings with prices back and farmers not willing to sell. Male Weanlings <300 kg  with a  price of €350 for 265 kg  Belgian Blue Male. Weanlings 300-400 kg the average price achieved was €650 with a maximum price of €700 for 370 kg Charolais Male Weanlings.

We had 50% clearance of Female Weanlings with prices easier. Female Weanlings  400-500 kg the average price achieved was €1,250 for a 5 star Limousin Heifer A Charolais Female Weanling weighing 620kg made €1,350.

 

Price report for Monday 9h July

Dry Cows

We had 73% clearance of Dry Cows prices back . The average price achieved was €1,083 with Cows ranging in price from €840 to €1,500 for a Belgian Blue Cow weighing 790 kg.

Cows-Incalf Heifers

We had 100% clearance of Cows with Calves at foot. The average price was €1,378 with a maximum price of €1,480 for a Limousin Heifer with calf at foot.

Bullocks

We had 81% clearance of Bullocks prices back . The average price achieved for 300-400 kg was €868 with a maximum price of €905 for 360 kg Charolais Bullock.The average price achieved for 400-500 kg was €1,065 with a maximum price of €1,150 for 430 kg Charolais Bullock. The average price achieved for >500 kg was €1,295 with a maximum price of €1,435 for 680 kg C

Heifers

We had 48% clearance of Heifers prices back . The average price achieved for 300-400 kg was €810 with a maximum price of €965 for 382 kg Charolais Heifer.The average price achieved for 400-500 kg was €923 with a maximum price of €1,125 for 490 kg Limousin Heifer. Heifers >500 the maximum price of €1,150 for 525 kg Charolais Heifer.

Weanling 

We had 100% clearance of Male Weanlings with prices easier. The average price for Male Weanlings 300-400 kg  was €811 with a maximum price of €980 for 310 kg Charolais. The average price for Male Weanlings 400-500 kg  was €898 with a maximum price of €1,025 for 410 kg Limousin Male weanling. 

We had 17% clearance of Female Weanlings with prices easier. Female Weanlings <300 kg the  maximum price of €660 for a 275 kg Limousin. 

Good clearance of Sheep

Sheep numbers back this week but prices falling. Lambs 95% Clearance prices as follows Lambs 52 kg made €114, Lambs 4 9kg made €112. Lambs 47 kg made €108.5. Lambs 44 kg made €100 Lambs 41.5 kg made €92, Lambs 38.5 kg €76.
Culled Ewes 82% Clearance prices ranged from €44 to €136.