Lively trade for quality stores at Blessington


Just over 140 cattle passed through the ring.

Lively trade for quality stores at Blessington

  • ADDED
  • 3 mths ago

Just over 140 cattle passed through the ring.

Thursday, February 27th saw just over 140 cattle go under the hammer at Blessington Mart.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, a mart spokesperson said: “A lively trade for all classes, especially those nice quality store cattle.”

Summary:

  • Continental store bullocks - €400-€765 over;

  • HE/AA store bullocks - €335-€535 over;

  • Friesian store bullocks - €170-€370 over;

  • Continental store heifers - €400-€690 over;

  • HE/AA heifers - €300-€470 over;

  • Beef cows - €330-€670 over;

  • Feeding cows - €100-€300 over.

Calves:

  • Friesian bulls - €50-€130/head;

  • Friesian-cross bulls - €200-€500/head;

  • HE/AA bulls - €160-€280/head;

  • HE/AA heifers - €140-€300/head;

  • Continental bulls - €160-€340/head;

  • Continental heifers - €120-€300/head.

Image source: Blessington Mart \ Facebook

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