Plainer-types difficult to sell at Raphoe


“Plenty of stock and plenty of buyers for all quality stock on offer.” – Ann Harkin

Plainer-types difficult to sell at Raphoe

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  • 11 mths ago

“Plenty of stock and plenty of buyers for all quality stock on offer.” – Ann Harkin

A larger entry of cattle went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (April 25th), according to Ann Harkin – Manager.

“Plenty of stock and plenty of buyers for all quality stock on offer.”

She said that plainer types were the most difficult to sell; Friesian-types sold from €1.50/kg to €1.90/kg, while quality cattle made from €2.20/kg to €2.70/kg and lighter lots pushed up to and in excess of €3.00/kg.

€/kg

  • Bulls fetched from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg;

  • Bullocks made from €2.10/kg to €2.80/kg;

  • Heifers climbed from €2.20/kg to €2.90/kg;

  • Fat cows sold from €550/head to €1460/head.

Summary

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €600 to €745 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €695 to €805 over;

  • Store bullocks - €400 to €820 over;

  • Beef heifers - €500 to €830 over;

  • Store heifers - €350 to €830 over;

  • Dry cows - €550 to €1460 each.

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