Exporters sourcing weanlings for Turkey


Lighter R grade weanling bulls of 250kgs to 320kgs and heavy, plainer-types are sought.

Exporters sourcing weanlings for Turkey

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Lighter R grade weanling bulls of 250kgs to 320kgs and heavy, plainer-types are sought.

Quality lots meting a “very good trade” at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (August 13th), according to a spokesperson.

“Some activity from shippers with some of them wanting to source bulls for the Turkish market.”

“This has a demand for lighter R grade weanling bulls of 250kgs to 320kgs and also heavy, plainer-type bulls.”

The spokesperson added that more farmer customers made their presence felt for quality bulls, while the heifer trade was dominated by feeders and farmers.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €825 - €3.05/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €985 - €3.08/kg;
  • 1 LM - 285kgs - €790 - €2.77/kg;
  • 1 CH - 380kgs - €955 - €2.51/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 350kgs - €1,080 - €3.08/kg;
  • 1 LM - 335kgs - €910 - €2.71/kg;
  • 1 LM - 395kgs - €1,000 - €2.53/kg;
  • 2 CH - 420kgs - €1,075 - €2.56/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 395kgs - €1,100 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 BBX -405kgs - €1,140 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €730 - €2.70/kg;
  • 1 SIX - 415kgs - €1,005 - €2.42/kg;
  • 1 AA - 265kgs - €610 - €2.30/kg;
  • 2 CH - 407kgs - €950 - €2.33/kg;
  • 1 LM - 330kgs - €830 - €2.51/kg;
  • 2 CH - 377kgs - €855 - €2.26/kg.

SHEEP:

“Trade for sheep was similar; quality not quite as good as last week.” the spokesperson outlined.

A top call of €117 was recorded for lambs, while cull ewes reached €113.

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