‘Good quality heifers are scarce’


“Cattle are in big demand and prices are good."

‘Good quality heifers are scarce’

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  • 7 mths ago

“Cattle are in big demand and prices are good."

Trade for hoggets remained steady at Loughrea Mart with a top call of €130 recorded for 54kgs entry.

Hoggets:

  • 36kg - €90;

  • 38kg - €95;

  • 48kg - €102;

  • 44kg - €114;

  • 46kg - €117;

  • 52kg - €130;

  • 54kg - €130.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes – €60-€130.

Weanlings:

“Some great prices paid for nice quality heifers, while bulls are selling well.”

Heifers:

  • 1 CHX – 260kg - €810;

  • 1 CHX – 295kg - €855;

  • 1 CHX – 300kg - €845;

  • 1 LMX – 345kg - €895;

  • 1 BBX – 360kg - €915.

Bulls:

  • 1 LMX – 245kg - €780;

  • 1 CHX – 315kg - €840;

  • 1 CHX – 320kg - €870;

  • 1 LMX – 330kg - €945;

  • 1 CHX – 340kg - €950;

  • 1 AUX – 460kg - €930.

Cattle:

“Cattle are in big demand and prices are good. Nice quality bullocks are making €2.20-€2.30/kg. Good quality heifers are scarce; cull cows also came up in price.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 LMX – 470kg - €1,100;

  • 1 LMX – 485kg - €1,125;

  • 1 LMX – 510kg - €1,210;

  • 1 CHX – 540kg - €1,290;

  • 1 LMX – 600kg - €1,335;

  • 1 CHX – 680kg - €1,450;

  • 1 CHX – 690kg - €1,405.

Heifers:

  • 1 HEX – 385kg - €920;

  • 1 LMX – 460kg - €1,000;

  • 1 LMX – 462kg - €1,040;

  • 1 CHX – 515kg - €1,160;

  • 1 LMX – 530kg - €1,185;

  • 1 LMX – 615kg - €1,265.

Cull cows:

  • 1 HEX – 530kg - €905;

  • 1 HEX – 590kg - €815;

  • 1 CHX – 610kg - €1,100;

  • 1 AAX – 780kg - €1,220;

  • 1 AAX – 800kg - €1,225.

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