Fat cows reached €1520/head at Raphoe


Bullocks sold to a top of €770 over while heifers achieved €730 over

Fat cows reached €1520/head at Raphoe

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Bullocks sold to a top of €770 over while heifers achieved €730 over

There was a smaller show of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (July 4th). Quality cattle were easily sold and Friesian types were difficult to sell according to Anne Harkin - manager.

Cattle;

  • Bulls/Bullocks - €1.80/kg to €2.50/kg;
  • Heifers - €2.00/kg to €2.60/kg;

  • Fat cows - €675/head to €1520/head;
  • Bulls over 600 kg - €500 to €735 over;
  • Beef bullocks - €500 to €770 over;

  • Store bullocks - €400 to €740 over;
  • Beef heifers - €500 to €730 over;
  • Store heifers - €300 to €775 over;
  • Dry cows - €675 to €1520.

Sheep

There was a good trade for all stock on Monday (July 1st), with more farmers bidding for store lambs.

Lambs;

  • €75 - €84 for 30-36 kg;

  • €84 - €88 for 36-40 kg;

  • €88 - €94 for 40-43 kg;

  • €94 - €100 for 43-46 kg;

  • €100 - €105 for 46-53 kg.

Fat ewes sold from €70 to €130 each

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