Heifers hit €2,240 at Gortatlea's Anniversary Sale


“It was great to see prices for good stores holding as good as this time last year. It shows confidence in the trade which is much needed for everyone” – Maurice Brosnan

Heifers hit €2,240 at Gortatlea's Anniversary Sale

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“It was great to see prices for good stores holding as good as this time last year. It shows confidence in the trade which is much needed for everyone” – Maurice Brosnan

Last Friday (January 25th), Gortatlea Mart hosted its Anniversary sale, attracting buyers from all corners of the country, according to Maurice Brosnan.

Cows were making up to €2.38 per kg, while Bulls were pushing up to €3.74 per kg, Heifers were fetching up to €2.60 per kg and Bullocks were selling for up to €2.70 per kg.

Speaking following the sale, the manager said: “It was great to see prices for good stores holding as good as this time last year. It shows confidence in the trade which is much needed for everyone.”

“Record number of outstanding dry cows for sale with many buyers commenting on they have not seen a yard of stock like it in years.” He added.

Cows

  • 1 LMX – 665kg - €1,580;

  • 1 LM – 720kg - €1,610;

  • 1 BA – 715kg - €1,570;

  • 1 LM – 570kg - €1,240.

Bulls

  • 1 CH – 965kg - €1,740;

  • 1 LMX – 475kg - €1,080;

  • 1 CHX – 420kg - €935;

  • 1 BBX – 1180kg - €2,180.

Heifers

  • 1 BBX – 570kg - €1,480;

  • 1 LMX – 645kg - €1,600;

  • 1 LMX – 910kg - €2,240;

  • 1 PTX – 500kg - €1,225.

Bullocks

  • 5 SAX – 496kg - €1,225;

  • 1 CHX – 655kg - €1,610;

  • 1 LMX – 485kg - €1,190;

  • 4 LMX – 805kg - €1,930.

  • 16 LMX – 644kg - €1,470.

Weanling Bulls

  • 1 LMX – 195kg - €520;

  • 1 LMX – 245kg - €600;

  • 1 LMX – 375kg - €900;

  • 1 LMX – 470kg - €1105.

Weanling Heifers

  • 4 LMX – 265kg - €645;

  • 5 SIX – 276kg - €645;

  • 4 SIX – 307kg - €650;

  • 3 SIX – 368kg - €750.

Image source: Gortatlea Mart

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