Improved trade for plainer cattle at Raphoe


Quality cattle were most sought after although there was a good trade for all types, according to Ann Harkin. Weanlings sold to €3.20/kg on Tuesday.

Improved trade for plainer cattle at Raphoe

  • ADDED
  • 1 year ago

Quality cattle were most sought after although there was a good trade for all types, according to Ann Harkin. Weanlings sold to €3.20/kg on Tuesday.

Another large entry of cattle went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (October 18th), according to Ann Harkin - Manager.

The manager reported a good trade for all types, stressing that quality cattle were the most sought after; however, plainer types met with an improved trade.

Summary

  • Bullocks made from €2.10/kg-€2.70/kg;
  • Bulls clicked from €2.00/kg-€2.60/kg;
  • Heifers ranged from €2.10/kg-€2.80/kg;
  • Fat cows made from €500/head- €1645/head.

Price table

  • Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €600 to €880 over;
  • Beef bullocks - €600 to €1065 over;
  • Store bullocks - €400 to €835 over;
  • Beef heifers - €500 to €795 over;
  • Store heifers - €350 to €705 over.

Weanling Sale

On Tuesday (October 16th), there was a good trade for all types of weanlings on offer, with demand strongest for quality entries, Ann Harkin added.

Bulls pushed from €2.20/kg-€3.10/kg, while heifers went under the hammer from €2.20/kg to €3.20/kg.

Sheep Sale

Ann Harkin reported an excellent trade for all stock on offer at Monday's sheep sales, with improved prices recorded.

Lambs

  • €70-80 for 32-38 kgs;
  • €80-€88 for 38-43 kgs;
  • €86-€95 for 43-46 kgs;
  • €94-€100 for 46-50 kgs;
  • €100-€117 for 50-56 kgs.

Other categories

  • Hoggets clicked from €110 to €160;
  • Fat ewes sold from €60 to €110.

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