A much larger entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart with weather and road conditions improved, as noted by Ann, Harkin, Manager. Plainer types sold from €1.80/kg to €2.20/kg while quality types sold from €2.80/kg to €3.20/kg.
Speaking to That’s Farming, Ann Harkin, Manager of Raphoe Mart said:
“There was an excellent trade with a great demand around the ring. 450 cattle passed through the ring. Feedlot buyers and factory buyers were in attendance.
Top Class Bulls over 600kgs - €600 to €925 over
Beef Bullocks - €670 to €955 over
Store Bullocks - €400 to €825 over
Beef Heifers - €500 to €915 over
Store Heifers - €350 to €795 over
Dry Cows - €600 to €1860 each
Bullocks sold from €2.10/kg to €2.80/kg
Bulls sold from €2.20/kg to €3.20/kg
Heifers sold from €2.20/kg to €2.90/kg
Fat Cows sold from €600/head to €1860/head