€2,290 for cull cow at Raphoe


A bigger entry of saw an improved trade for all types on offer, with an excellent attendance of buyers. Demand remained stronger quality cattle, while AAX and HEX-types improved in price.

€2,290 for cull cow at Raphoe

  • ADDED
  • 1 year ago

A bigger entry of saw an improved trade for all types on offer, with an excellent attendance of buyers. Demand remained stronger quality cattle, while AAX and HEX-types improved in price.

A bigger entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (January 17th) saw an improved trade for all types on offer, according to Ann Harkin – Manager.

She reported an excellent attendance of buyers with demand remaining strongest for quality cattle, while demand improved for Aberdeen-Angus and Hereford entries.

Summary

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €580 to €855 over;
  • Beef bullocks - €560 to €952 over;
  • Store bullocks - €360 to €795 over;
  • Beef heifers - €480 to €845 over;
  • Store heifers - €350 to €605 over;
  • Dry cows - €525 to €2290 each.

€/kg basis

  • Bullocks/Bulls made from €1.80/kg to €2.60/kg;
  • Heifers sold from €1.90/kg to €2.70/kg;
  • Fat cows fetched from €525/head to €2290/head.

Sheep

There was a good entry of sheep at Raphoe Mart on Monday (January 14th), with a stronger trade for lambs, according to the manager.

Lambs

  • €80 to €90 for 30-36 kgs;
  • €90 to €100 for 36-40 kgs;
  • €100 to €108 for 40-46 kgs;
  • €108 to €120 for 46-50 kgs;
  • €120 to €127 for 50-60 kgs.

Other categories

  • Fat ewes ranged from €80 - €134;
  • Ewe with 1 lamb topped out at €192;
  • Ewes with 2 lambs made €268.

Regular Sales

  • Sheep Sale every Monday at 11 a.m.
  • Cattle Sale every Thursday at 11 a.m.

Similar Articles

Comments


The Marts Forecast
The Marts Forecast
Click to View Weekly Mart Schedules
SELECT LIVESTOCK

Cattle Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Birr
  • Carrigallen
  • Granard
  • Elphin
  • Inishowen
  • Manorhamilton
  • Stranolar
  • Tuam

Tuesday

  • Ballina
  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Enniscorthy
  • Fermoy
  • Nenagh

Wednesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballinrobe
  • Elphin
  • Granard
  • Kilrush
  • Nenagh

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Birr
  • Castlerea
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Friday

  • Donegal
  • Gort
  • Kilfenora
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Tullow

Saturday

  • Balla
  • Carnew
  • Carrigallen
  • Dowra
  • Loughrea
  • Maam Cross
  • Mohill
  • New Ross
  • Scariff
  • Tullow

Sheep Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Carrigallen
  • Elphin
  • Fermoy
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Tuesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballina
  • Donegal
  • Ennis
  • Inishowen
  • Tuam
  • Tullow

Wednesday

  • Ballinrobe
  • Enniscorthy
  • Gort
  • Manorhamilton
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Stranorlar

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Carnew
  • Loughrea

Friday

  • Dowra

Saturday

  • New Ross
  • Maam Cross

Dairy Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Kilkenny

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy (2nd Wednesday Of Month)

Thursday

Friday

  • Fermoy

Saturday

Calf Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

Tuesday

  • Kilkenny

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy

Thursday

Friday

Saturday