This week on Thursday the 4th May, at Raphoe Mart, there was another large entry of cattle. All cattle sold well with quality most important upon ring entry.
Farmers, Agents, shippers and feedlot buyers were all in attendance.
Range of prices of animals listed below:
Top Bulls over 600kgs- prices ranged from €600-€690 and over.
Beef Bullocks went from €600-890 and over.
Store bullocks went fro between €400-€920 and over.
Beef Heifers sold for prices between €500 and €875.
Store Heifers went for between €350 and €785.
Dry Cows sold for between €600 and €1,565 each.
With regards prices per kilo, Bulls and heifers came out on top with averages between €2.20-€2.90 per kilo.
Bullocks went for between €2.20 to €2.85 per kilo while fat cows made prices between €600 and €1,565 per head.Next cattle sales in Raphoe take place on Thursday the 11th of May.