Flying trade for cattle at Tuam


Lighter-types were snapped up by farmer customers and agents, according to Marion Devane. Bullocks hit €1,480, heifers sold to €1,560 and cull cows made up to €1,450.

Flying trade for cattle at Tuam

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Lighter-types were snapped up by farmer customers and agents, according to Marion Devane. Bullocks hit €1,480, heifers sold to €1,560 and cull cows made up to €1,450.

Increased numbers of cattle met with a flying trade at Tuam Mart on Monday (February 4th), according to Marion Devane – Manager.

The manager noted that lighter cattle were snapped up by farmers and agents, while well-fleshed cows were “a fine trade" as a large entry went under the hammer.

Bullocks

  • CHX - 680KG - €1480;

  • CHX - 745KG - €1440;

  • CHX - 480KG - €1200.

Heifers

  • CHX - 700KG - €1560;

  • SIX - 605KG - €1450;

  • LM - 507KG - €1290.

Cull Cows

  • SI - 805KG - €1450;

  • HE - 755KG - €1310;

  • LMX - 775KG - €1230.

Weanling Heifers - €2.20-€2.81/kg.

  • CHX - 275KG - €775;

  • BBX - 360KG - €980;

  • LMX - 295KG - €755.

Weanling Bulls - €2.30-€2.90/kg.

  • CHX - 275KG - €795;

  • LMX - 377KG - €955;

  • CHX - 355KG - €945.

Sheep

On Tuesday, lambs pushed up to €83.50 over the kg, while old ewes climbed to €120/head and in-Lamb ewes pushed up to €150.

  • 51.5kg - €135 - €2.62/kg;

  • 53Kg - €132 - €2.49/kg;

  • 58Kg - €133 - €2.29/kg.

Note

  • Monday (February 11th) - Cattle Sale at 10.30 a.m - Special Weanling Sale Bulls and Heifers at 6 p.m – 2 rings in operation.

  • Tuesday (February 12th) - Show and Sale of Factory and Butcher Hoggets - starting at 5 p.m.

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