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Brisk trade for cattle at Raphoe


Quality in-spec stock met with a strong trade, with heifers topping at €875 over and bullocks making up to €825 over.

Brisk trade for cattle at Raphoe

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Quality in-spec stock met with a strong trade, with heifers topping at €875 over and bullocks making up to €825 over.

A bigger show of cattle this week at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (January 24th), according to Ann Harkin - Manager.

The manager reported a brisk trade with a good attendance of buyers around the ring; heifers made up €875 over and bullocks sold to €825 over for quality in-spec stock.

Summary

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €580 to €825 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €580 to €825 over;

  • Store bullocks - €400 to €775 over;

  • Beef heifers - €480 to €875 over;

  • Store heifers - €350 to €705 over;

  • Dry cows - €500 to €1530 each.

    €/kg basis

  • Bulls/Bullocks fetched from €1.80/kg to €2.50/kg;

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

  • Cull cows sold from €500/head to €1530/head.

Sheep

A “large entry of sheep” went under the hammer at the Donegal-based venture on Monday (January 21st), with an excellent trade for all stock on offer, according to Ann Harkin.

Lambs

  • €80 - €95 for 33-37 kgs;

  • €90 - €105 for 37-40 kgs;

  • €100 - €110 for 41-44 kgs;

  • €110 - €120 for 46-49 kgs;

  • €120 - €129 for 50-58 kgs.

Other categories
  • Fat ewes made from €70 to €130;

  • Springing ewes ranged from €120 to €165;

  • Ewes with 1 lamb sold from €140 to €180;

  • Ewes with twin lambs fetched from €180 to €270.

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