Plainer-types more difficult to sell at Raphoe


Quality cattle met with good demand, with weanlings selling for up to €2.90/kg. Hoggets made up to €130, while a ewe with two lambs hit €290.

Plainer-types more difficult to sell at Raphoe

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Quality cattle met with good demand, with weanlings selling for up to €2.90/kg. Hoggets made up to €130, while a ewe with two lambs hit €290.

A bigger entry of cattle went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (February 21st), according to Ann Harkin – Manager.

She said that quality cattle met with good demand, while plainer types were more difficult to sell.

Quality weanlings were also “in great demand” selling up to €2.90/kg.

Summary

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €580 to €775 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €580 to €700 over;

  • Store bullocks - €350 to €730 over;

  • Beef heifers - €480 to €890 over;

  • Store heifers - €350 to €800 over;

  • Dry cows - €600 to €1520 each.

€/kg basis

  • Bullocks fetched from €1.80/kg to €2.40/kg;

  • Heifers pushed from €1.90/kg to €2.60/kg;

  • Fat cows made from €600/head to €1520/head;

  • Weanling Bulls ranged from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg;

  • Weanling Heifers sold from €2.00/kg to €2.90/kg.

Sheep

There was a “good show of sheep” at Monday’s sale, with a steady trade for all stock, the manager added.

Hoggets

  • €85-€100 for 35-40kgs;

  • €95-€110 for 38-44kgs;

  • €110-€120 for 44-50kgs;

  • €120-€130 for 50-58kgs.

Other categories

  • Fat ewes ranged from €80-€120;

  • Springers clicked from €100-€200;

  • Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €140-€212;

  • Ewes with 2 lambs fetched from €180-€290.

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