Plainer cattle remain difficult to sell at Raphoe


Ann Harkin reported a larger cattle sale, with good demand for quality entries. On Monday, breeding hogget hit €178 and lambs sold to €115.

Plainer cattle remain difficult to sell at Raphoe

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Ann Harkin reported a larger cattle sale, with good demand for quality entries. On Monday, breeding hogget hit €178 and lambs sold to €115.

The number of cattle presented for sale at Raphoe Mart on Thursday increased, according to Ann Harkin.

The mart manager reported a similar trade to last week with “great demand” for quality cattle; however, plainer types remained the most difficult to sell.

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €905 to €920 over;
  • Beef bullocks - €600 to €650 over;
  • Store bullocks - €400 to €760 over;
  • Beef heifers - €500 to €570 over;
  • Store heifers - €350 to €675 over
  • Dry cows - €835 to €1425 each.

Summary

  • Bulls/bullocks made from €2.00/kg-€2.60/kg;
  • Heifers sold from €2.00/kg-€2.60/kg;
  • Fat cows fetched from €835/head-€1425/head.

Sheep

Ann Harkin reported “an excellent trade for all stock”, with a large number of buyers active at Monday’s sheep sale.

Lambs

  • €70-€80 for 30-36kgs;
  • €80-€90 for 36-40 kgs;
  • €90-€95 for 40-42kgs;
  • €95-€105 for 43-45kgs;
  • €105-€115 for 46-55kgs.

Breeding hoggets sold from €130-€178, while fat ewes ranged from €70-€120.

Upcoming Sales

Breeding Sheep and Ram Sales will commence at Raphoe Mart each Wednesday night from August, 15th, 2018 - intake from 5 p.m. and sale at 7 p.m.

Wednesday’s sale will also include a special entry of pedigree registered Belclare rams at 8 p.m. approx.

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