Bullock leads the sale at €2,040 at Gortatlea Mart


Manager, Maurice Brosnan said that quality lots are on an “upward trend”; while plainer dairy-bred cattle were easier.

Bullock leads the sale at €2,040 at Gortatlea Mart

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Manager, Maurice Brosnan said that quality lots are on an “upward trend”; while plainer dairy-bred cattle were easier.

Quality lots are on an upward trend with a very strong demand for them, Maurice Brosnan, Mart manager told That’s Farming. He noted that plainer dairy bred cattle were a little easier trade. “Calf trade is much firmer with exporters more anxious to purchase; E & U grade weanlings making €3/kg plus freely." Mr. Brosnan added.

Weanling Bulls

  • 1 CHX 385kg €1,020
  • 1 BAX 380kg €1,105
  • 1 CHX 270kg €820

Weanling Heifers

  • 1 LMX 445kg €1,390
  • 1 BBX 320kg €1,145
  • 3 BBX 221.7kg €735

Cows

  • 1 LM 700kg €1,520
  • 1 LM 665kg €1,435
  • 1 FR 585kg €1,110

Bullocks

  • 1 LMX 815kg €2,040
  • 4 LMX 560kg €1,380
  • 2 AAX 630kg €1,255

Heifers

  • 1 LMX 565kg €1,285
  • 1 LMX 525kg €1,300
  • 4 SAX 377.5kg €910

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