Firm trade for cattle at Tuam


Better quality-types were on offer this week

Firm trade for cattle at Tuam

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  • 7 mths ago

Better quality-types were on offer this week

Cattle met a firm trade at Tuam Mart on Monday (April 8th), according to Marion Devane – Manager.

She noted that better quality-types were on offer and this was reflected in the prices, the manager added.

Bullocks made up to €865 with the weight.

  • CHX - 635kg - €1500;
  • LMX - 740kg - €1540;
  • LMX - 460kg - €1200.

Heifers fetched up to €815 with the weight.

  • LMX - 545kg - €1360;
  • CHX - 670kg - €1480.

Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings

Cull cows sold from €1130 up to €1680, while suckler pairings realised €1490.

Weanling Bulls made from €2.62/kg-€3.17/kg.

  • CHX - 380kg - €1010;
  • LM - 395kg - €1000;
  • LMX - 235kg - €745.

Weanling Heifers ranged from €2.43-€3.88/kg

  • CH - 390kg - €1090;
  • CHX - 225kg - €875.

Sheep

Lambs made up to €77 with the kg on Tuesday, while old ewes reached €108 and ewes with lambs at foot peaked at €270.

Lambs

  • 60kg - €135 - €2.25 p/kg;
  • 50.5kg - €128 - €2.53 p/kg.

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