Weanling bulls reach €1,515 at Gortatlea


‘Heavy weanling bulls in excess of 400kgs meeting a more sluggish trade than previous E & U grade sales’

Weanling bulls reach €1,515 at Gortatlea

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‘Heavy weanling bulls in excess of 400kgs meeting a more sluggish trade than previous E & U grade sales’

Over 500 lots were on offer at Gortatlea Mart’s E and U grade weanling bull sale last week, according to Maurice Brosnan – Manager.

Speaking to That's Farming following the sale, Brosnan said: “Our last sale was busier than expected for the time of year. Heavy weanling bulls in excess of 400kgs meeting a more sluggish trade than previous E & U grade sales.”

“Lighter weanlings between 250kgs and 350kgs were met with a much firmer trade.” he added.

Cows

  • 1 LMX – 815kg - €1,460 - €1.79/kg;

  • 1 LMX – 700kg - €1,220 - €1.74/kg;

  • 1 FR – 630kg - €1,040 - €1.65/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 CHX – 455kg - €1,100 - €2.42/kg;

  • 1 LMX – 515kg - €1,120 - €2.17/kg;

  • 1 CHX – 735kg – €1,470 - €2.00/kg.

Bullocks

  • 5 AAX – 364kg - €750 - €2.06/kg;

  • 5 AAX – 605kg - €1,170 - €1.93/kg;

  • 10 FR – 697kg - €1,175 - €1.69/kg;

  • 11 FR – 386.81kg - €615 - €1.59/kg.

Weanling Bulls

  • 1 BBX – 390kg - €1,245 - €3.19/kg;

  • 1 BBX – 375kg - €1,130 - €3.01/kg;

  • 1 BBX – 595kg - €1,515 - €2.55/kg.

Weanling Heifers

  • 1 CHX – 365kg - €935 - €2.56/kg;

  • 1 LMX - 325kg - €820 - €2.52/kg;

  • 1 PTX – 450kg - €1,060 - €2.36/kg.

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