Good trade for quality store bullocks at Blessington


A mart spokesperson reported a "very good trade" for all classes.

Good trade for quality store bullocks at Blessington

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  • 3 mths ago

A mart spokesperson reported a "very good trade" for all classes.

Just over 240 cattle went under the hammer at Blessington Mart on Thursday, March 5th, according to a spokesperson.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, the spokesperson said: “A very good trade for all class of cattle, especially nice quality store bullocks.”

Summary:

  • Beef bullocks - €580 - €910 over;

  • Continental store bullocks - €460 - €780 over;

  • HE/AA store bullocks - €330 - €525 over;

  • Friesian store bullocks - €190 - €380 over;

  • Beef heifers - €500 - €800 over;

  • Continental store heifer - €380 - €640 over;

  • HE/AA heifers - €330 - €480 over;

  • Beef cows - €280 - €580 over;

  • Feeding cows - €160 - €300 over.

Calves:

  • Friesian bulls - €20 - €80/head;

  • HE/AA bulls - €140 - €320/head;

  • HE/AA heifers - €80 - €200/head;

  • Continental bulls - €180 - €350/head;

  • Continental heifers - €130 - €285/head.

Image source: Blessington Mart \ Facebook

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