‘A lot of uncertainty among farmers’


"Trade remained steady for most types'

‘A lot of uncertainty among farmers’

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"Trade remained steady for most types'

With some 148 cattle on offer, trade remained steady for most types at Blessington Mart on Thursday (August 8th), according to a spokesperson.

“A lot of uncertainty among farmers about the stronger cattle.” the spokesperson added.

Summary:

  • Store bullocks over 500kgs - €460-€710 over;

  • Store bullocks over 400kgs - €400-€625 over;

  • Store bullocks over 300kgs - €285-€420 over;

  • Store heifers over 400kgs - €360-€480 over;

  • Store heifers over 300kgs - €270-€410 over;

  • Beef cows - €185-€340 over;

  • Feeding cows - €100-€180 over.

Calves:

  • Continental bulls - €180-€300/head;

  • Continental heifers - €140-€240/head;

  • Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus bulls - €160-€280/head;

  • Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus heifers - €100-€225/head.

Image source: Blessington Mart \ Facebook

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