Up to €1,700 for weanling heifers at Carnew


This LMX heifer – weighing 416kg – sold for €1,700

Up to €1,700 for weanling heifers at Carnew

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This LMX heifer – weighing 416kg – sold for €1,700

There was a full clearance at Carnew Mart’s suckler and weanling sale last Wednesday (November 20th), according to David Quinn.

The manager reported an improved trade for weanling heifers with a top call of €1,700 forked out for a LMX, weighing 416kgs.

Summary:

  • Cows and calves at foot €900 – €1470;
  • In-calf sucklers €850 – €1360;
  • Weanling bulls over 400kg €790- €1060;
  • Weanling bulls under 400kg €580 – €990;
  • Weanling heifers over 400kg €820 – €1700;
  • Weanling heifers under 400kg at €450- €870.

General cattle sale

With a smaller entry on offer, there was a “strong” trade for all types, with prices similar to the previous week at the mart’s general cattle sale on Saturday, November 23rd.

205 store and beef cull cows met a “brisk trade”, while 40 suckler cows saw prices range from €1100 to €1580 for cows with calves at foot.

“80 calves saw a stronger demand with exporters active for Friesian bulls,” Quinn added.

Summary:

  • Beef & forward bullocks – €550 – €890 over;
  • Continental store bullocks – €460 – €680 over;
  • HE & AA bullocks – €330 – €540 over;
  • FR bullocks – €80 – €410 over;
  • Beef heifers –€530 – €850 over;
  • Continental store heifers – €380 – €640 over;
  • HE & AA store heifers – €260 – €430 over;
  • Store cows – €140 under – €350 over;
  • Beef cows – €260 – €610 over;
  • Calves:
  • FR bulls – €40 – €135;
  • Continental bulls – €220 – €445;
  • Continental heifers – €140 – €370.

Image source: Carnew Mart \ Facebook

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