‘Lively trade’ for light continental stores at Blessington


“Heavier store cattle remained a similar trade to last week”

‘Lively trade’ for light continental stores at Blessington

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“Heavier store cattle remained a similar trade to last week”

Some 286 cattle and 43 calves were on offer at Blessington Mart on Thursday (September 26th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“A very lively trade for the light continental store bullocks and heifers; heavier store cattle remained a similar trade to last week.”

Summary:

  • Store bullocks over 500kgs — €480-€715 over;

  • Store bullocks over 400kgs — €400-€575 over;

  • Store bullocks over 300kgs — €270-€515 over;

  • Beef heifers — €460-€670 over;

  • Store heifers over 400kgs — €380-€520 over;

  • Store heifers over 300kgs — €280-€600 over;

  • Beef cows — €280-€600 over;

  • Feeding cows — €50-€270 over.

Calves:

  • FR bulls — €70-€100/head;

  • HE/AA bulls — €140-€280/head;

  • HE/AA heifers — €120-€200/head;

  • Continental bulls — €160-€320/head;

  • Continental heifers — €160-€300/head.

Image source: Blessington Mart \ Facebook

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