Great trade for quality forward stores at Raphoe


Ann Harkin noted that lighter and plainer types remained difficult to sell. Meanwhile, sheep met with a “steady trade” on Monday.

Great trade for quality forward stores at Raphoe

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Ann Harkin noted that lighter and plainer types remained difficult to sell. Meanwhile, sheep met with a “steady trade” on Monday.

Quality cattle and forward stores met a “great trade” at Raphoe Mart, according to Ann Harkin - Manager.

The manager noted that prices for lighter and plainer types improved; however, these entries remained difficult to sell.

Price table

  • Bullocks fetched from €2.00/kg-€2.60/kg;
  • Bulls made from €1.90/kg-€2.60/kg
  • Heifers clicked from €2.10/kg-€2.80/kg
  • Fat cows climbed from €600/head-€1785/head.

Price Summary

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €800 to €935 over;
  • Beef bullocks - €600 to €898 over;
  • Store bullocks - €400 to €830 over;
  • Beef heifers - €500 to €975 over;
  • Store heifers - €350 to €745 over;
  • Dry cows - €600 to €1785 each.

Sheep

Ann Harkin reported a “very large show of sheep” at Monday’s sale.

“Trade remained steady throughout, with buyers plentiful,” Ann said.

Breeding Hoggets clicked from €130-€198, while fat ewes sold from €60-€132.

Lambs

  • €70-€80 for 32-38kgs;
  • €80-€90 for 38-42kgs;
  • €90-€100 for 42-46kgs;
  • €100-€110 for 46-50kgs;
  • €110-€120 for 50-55kgs.

REGULAR SALES

SHEEP SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 11 A.M.

CATTLE SALE EVERY THURSDAY AT 11 A.M.

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