€2,140 for 600kg bull at Gortatlea


“The good weanlings were every bit as good as they were last year but the plainer stock were hard sold; however, there were some exceptional prices for good cattle” - Maurice Brosnan.

€2,140 for 600kg bull at Gortatlea

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“The good weanlings were every bit as good as they were last year but the plainer stock were hard sold; however, there were some exceptional prices for good cattle” - Maurice Brosnan.

A top call of €3.57/kg was recorded for the Champion at Gortatlea Mart’s Weanling Bull Show & Sale on Wednesday, August 22nd.

Speaking to That’s Farming, following the sale, Maurice Brosnan - Manager said:

“The good weanlings were every bit as good as they were last year but the plainer stock were hard sold; however, there were some exceptional prices for good cattle.”

Weanling Bulls

  • 1 BBX - 600kg - €12,140 - €3.57/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 385kg - €1,230 - €3.19/kg;
  • 1 LM - 450kg - €1,390 - €3.09/kg.

Weanling Heifers

  • 1 BBX - 310kg - €845 - €2.73;
  • 1 BBX - 375kg - €1,020 - €2.72/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 420kg - €1,020 - €2.43/kg.

Cows

  • 1 LMX - 600kg - €1,410 - €2.35/lg;
  • 1 LMX - 745kg - €1,590 - €2.13/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 695kg - €1,540 - €2.22/kg.

Heifers

  • 3 CHX - 461 - €1,100 - €2.38/kg;
  • 2 LM - 532kg - €1,200 - €2.25/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 535kg - €1,1220 - €2.28/kg.

Bullocks

  • 1 CHX - 485kg - €1,195 - €2.46/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 533kg - €1,240 - €2.33/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 690kg - €1,480 - €2.14/kg.

Upcoming Sales

Wednesday, August 29th - Weanling Heifer Show & Sale.

Image source: Gortatlea Mart.

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