WATCH: €4,100 for in-calf Angus heifer


Lots sold to an average price of €2,550 at the Tomriland Aberdeen-Angus herd reduction sale.

WATCH: €4,100 for in-calf Angus heifer

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Lots sold to an average price of €2,550 at the Tomriland Aberdeen-Angus herd reduction sale.

Plainer, Friesian-types were easier by €20/head at Carnew Mart on Saturday (October 5th), according to David Quinn – manager.

The general cattle sale attracted some 870 cattle – which included 170 cull cows - along with an additional 70 calves.

The manager noted that trade was strong was quality lots; all types in the cull ring met with good demand.

Summary:

  • Beef & forward bullocks – €550 – €850 over;
  • Continental store bullocks – €380 – €680 over;
  • Hereford & Angus bullocks – €250 – €460 over;
  • Friesian cattle – €40 – €350 over;
  • Beef heifers – €480 – €750 over;
  • Store heifers – €270 – €650 over;
  • Store cows – €100 under – €270 over;
  • Beef cows –€320 – €650 over.

Tomriland reduction sale

The Tomriland Aberdeen-Angus herd, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow, held a reduction sale in conjunction with the mart’s usual sale day.
“All stock met with strong demand with a top price of €4,100 for an in-calf heifer and an overall average of €2,550.” the mart spokesperson added.

The sale topper – lot number 9 – is due to calf to Richhill Black Bentley U094 (a son of the UK-bred Weeton King Lear R452) on February 26th.

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