More farmers looking to purchase ‘grass cattle’ at Raphoe


Trade improved across all categories, according to Ann Harkin.

More farmers looking to purchase ‘grass cattle’ at Raphoe

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Trade improved across all categories, according to Ann Harkin.

Trade improved across all categories at Raphoe Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday (June 25th), according to Ann Harkin.

The mart manager pointed out that more farmer customers were present in a bid to purchase ‘grass cattle’.

€/kg basis:

  • Heifers sold from €2.00-€2.80/kg;

  • Bulls/bulls made from €1.80-€2.60/kg;

  • Fat cows fetched from €600-€1400/head.

Summary:

  • Bulls over 600 kgs - €580 to €745 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €580 to €702 over;

  • Store bullocks - €380 to €715 over;

  • Beef heifers - €500 to €840 over;

  • Store heifers - €300 to €620 over;

  • Dry cows - €600 to €1400 each.

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