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More buyer activity at Gortatlea


“An exceptionally large show of cow numbers with some 300 cows going under the hammer in; prices held firm and quality lots met a flying trade with strong activity around the ring.”

More buyer activity at Gortatlea

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“An exceptionally large show of cow numbers with some 300 cows going under the hammer in; prices held firm and quality lots met a flying trade with strong activity around the ring.”

A tremendous show of quality beef and store cattle at Gortatlea Mart, Co. Kerry saw a positive lift in trade, with prices close to last year’s, according to Maurice Brosnan – Manager.

Quality stores commanded prices close to last year’s returns, especially Aberdeen-Angus entries and Continentals, the manager noted.

“An exceptionally large show of cow numbers with some 300 cows going under the hammer in; prices held firm and quality lots met a flying trade with strong activity around the ring.”

“A large selection of all types resulted in an increased number of buyers attending the sale; prices for all types increased accordingly.” The manager concluded.

Cows

  • 1 LMX – 700kg - €1,440 - €2.06/kg;

  • 1 LMX – 590kg - €1,210 - €2.05/kg;

  • 1 LMX – 775kg - €1,530 - €1.97/kg;

  • 1 LMX – 730kg - €1,300 - €1.78/kg.

  • Bulls

  • 3 FR – 662kg - €1,185 - €1.79/kg;

  • 4 FR – 665kg - €1,070 - €1.61/kg;

  • 6 FRX – 595kg - €950 - €1.60/kg;

  • 1 LM – 795kg - €1,260 - €1.58/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 LMX – 650kg - €1,615 - €2.48/kg;

  • 1 CHX – 500kg - €1,145;

  • 1 LMX – 425kg - €960 - €2.26/kg;

  • 6 AAX – 576kg - €1,145 - €1.99/kg.

Bullocks

  • 1 BAX – 600kg - €1,440 - €2.40/kg;

  • 3 CHX – 541kg - €1,195 - €2.21/kg;

  • 1 HEX – 500kg - €1,040 - €2.08/kg;

  • 11 AAX – 590kg - €1190 - €2.02/kg.

Image source: Gortatlea Mart\ Facebook.

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