Trade improves for all types at Raphoe


Quality lots sold well, with heifers topping out at €885 over and €860 over forked out for bullocks. Plainer types also met with an improved trade, the manager noted.

Trade improves for all types at Raphoe

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Quality lots sold well, with heifers topping out at €885 over and €860 over forked out for bullocks. Plainer types also met with an improved trade, the manager noted.

A bigger show of cattle at Raphoe on Thursday (February 28th) with an improved trade for all types on offer, according to Ann Harkin – Manager.

Quality lots sold well and heifers sold up to €885 over, while up to €860 over was forked out for bullocks.

Lighter lots peaked at €3.00/kg, while plainer lots also sold better, the manager added, with AA and HEX-types hitting €2.00/kg- €2.20/kg.

Summary

  • Top-class bulls over 600 kgs - €575 to €845 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €630 to €865 over;

  • Store bullocks - €225 to €860 over;

  • Beef heifers - €440 to €885 over;

  • Store heifers - €250 to €675 over;

  • Dry cows - €510 to €1450 each.

€/kg basis

  • Bullocks fetched from €1.80/kg to €2.70/kg;

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

  • Fat cows sold from €510/head to €1450/head;

  • Weanling Bulls ranged from €2.10/kg to €3.00/kg;

  • Weanling Heifers clicked from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg.

Sheep

There was a smaller entry of sheep

on Monday (February 25th) with a good trade for

all stock on offer, the manager added.

Lambs

  • €80 to €94 for 32-38 kgs;

  • €90 to €100 for 38-42 kgs;

  • €100 to €110 for 42-45 kgs;

  • €110 to €120 for 45-50 kgs;

  • €120 to €128 for 50-56 kgs.

Categories

  • Fat ewes pushed from €60 to €132;

  • Ewes with 1 lamb from €140 to €190;

  • Ewes with 2 lambs from €180 to €250;

  • Springers from €124 to €158.

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