Ewes with twins sell to €320 at Raphoe Mart


Ann Harkin noted a “brisk trade” for cattle, but stressed that some plainer types were more difficult to sell, while Spring lambs sold to €171 on Tuesday.

Ewes with twins sell to €320 at Raphoe Mart

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Ann Harkin noted a “brisk trade” for cattle, but stressed that some plainer types were more difficult to sell, while Spring lambs sold to €171 on Tuesday.

Ann Harkin, Manager reported an “excellent entry of cattle” at Raphoe Mart on Thursday. She noted a brisk trade for almost all cattle on offer but stressed that some plainer types were more difficult to sell. Bullocks sold to €865 over the weight and heifers sold to €1010 over the weight.

Cattle

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €555 to €885 over
  • Beef bullocks - €615 to €845 over
  • Store bullocks - €400 to €865 over
  • Beef heifers - €545 to €1010 over
  • Store heifers - €350 to €805 over
  • Dry cows - €600 to €1335 each

Summary

  • Bullocks sold from €2.10/kg to €3.05/kg
  • Bulls sold from €2.00/kg to €3.00/kg
  • Heifers sold from €2.10/kg to €2.90/kg
  • Fat cows sold from €600/head to €1335/head

Sheep

Ann Harkin said that there was a large entry of sheep at Raphoe Mart, with an excellent trade for all stock on offer.

Spring Lambs

  • €110 to €120 for 37-40kgs
  • €120 to €135 for 40-43kgs
  • €135 to €150 for 42-46kgs
  • €150 to €171 for 46-50kgs

Hoggets

  • €100 to €120 for 38-43kgs
  • €120 to €140 for 43-50kgs
  • €140 to €155 for 50-60kgs

Ewes with Lambs

  • Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €130 to €222
  • Ewes with 2 lambs sold from €180 to €320

Dry Ewes

  • Dry ewes sold from €80 to €141


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