Strong export demand for light weaning bulls at Carnew


“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn

Strong export demand for light weaning bulls at Carnew

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“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn

Some 1,472 lots – including 170 dry cows, 80 suckler cows and 270 calves – passed through the ring at Carnew Mart on Saturday (May 18th), according to David Quinn.

“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance. Strong export demand for light weanling bulls.” added Quinn.

Summary

  • Beef & forward bullocks - €640-€1030 over;

  • Continental store bullocks - €550-€870 over;

  • Friesian bullocks - €170-€530 over;

  • Weanling bulls - €350-€780 over;

  • Beef heifers - €570-€960 over;

  • Store heifers - €280-€780 over;

  • Beef cows - €400-€820 over;

  • Store cows - €80-€470 over.

  • Cows with calves at foot - €1100- €1780.

Calves:

  • Continental bulls - €220- €480;

  • Continental heifers - €140- €380;

  • HE/ AA bulls - €140-€360;

  • HE/ AA heifers - €80-€275;

  • FR bulls - €70-€180.

Bullocks

  • 2 LM – 770kg - €1,800;

  • 4 CH – 580kg - €1360;

  • 3 CH – 515kg - €1310;

  • 5 LM – 454kg - €1150;

  • 10 FR – 356kg - €640.

Bulls:

  • 5 LM – 660kg - €1520;

  • 8 FR – 400kg - €615;

  • 2 BB – 412kg - €1180.

Heifers:

  • 3 HE – 620kg - €1380;

  • 5 CH – 660kg - €1560.

Sheep Sale

Spring lambs and hoggets were easier by €5/head at the mart’s sheep sale last Thursday (May 16th), Quinn outlined.

Trade remained strong for cull ewes and ewes with lambs at foot as 1,437 entries went under the hammer.

Summary

  • Hoggets over 45kg - €100- €110 with ewe hoggets up to €120;

  • Hoggets under 45kg - €78-€102;

  • Spring lambs over 45kg - €108-€115;

  • Spring lambs under 45kg - €90-€106;

  • Cull ewes - €70-€142;

  • Ewes with lambs at foot - €136-€245.

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