€4.50/kg for bull weanlings at Carnew


A 350kg BBX bull weanling made €1,590.

€4.50/kg for bull weanlings at Carnew

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A 350kg BBX bull weanling made €1,590.

A top call of €4.50/kg was recorded for a Belgian-Blue bull weanling weighing 350kg at Carnew Mart on Wednesday (April 10th).

He was acquired by an exporter for €1,590; some 140 sucklers and 800 weanlings and store cattle went under the hammer, according to David Quinn – Manager.

Summary

  • Export Bulls - €2.40 – €3.05/kg with tops of €4.50/kg;

  • Feeding Bulls- €1.90-€2.37/kg;

  • Export Heifers - €2.32-€3.00/kg.

  • Feeding Heifers - €1.82 -2.55/kg;

  • Cows with calves at foot - €1000- €1980;

  • In-calve entries - €900 - €1460.

Dairy Sale

140 entries passed through the ring at the mart’s dairy sale on Thursday (April 11th), with a strong trade leading to a full clearance.

Summary

  • Freshly Calved Hfrs – €1200 – €1780;
  • Freshly Calved Cows – €1100 – €1480;
  • Springing Cows– €900 – €1220;
  • Bulling Hfrs & Yearling Hfrs – €550 – €750.

Pedigree Bull Sale

Bulls sold for €1600 - €2600 at its pedigree bull sale on Thursday (April 11th).

“There was good demand especially for Limousin, Charolais, Aberdeen-Angus and Hereford-types,” Quinn outlined.

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