Feedlot buyers continue to drive the trade at Tuam Mart


Marion Devane told That’s Farming that there was a good clearance, with a strong trade. Feedlot buyers were also in attendance. Read the report here.

Feedlot buyers continue to drive the trade at Tuam Mart

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Marion Devane told That’s Farming that there was a good clearance, with a strong trade. Feedlot buyers were also in attendance. Read the report here.

The trade remained firm for cattle at Tuam Mart on Monday, with close to a 100% clearance reported.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Marion Devane, Manager of Tuam Mart said:

“240 cattle were on offer and we sold 230. The trade remained strong, with good prices reported. There was a purchaser present for a feedlot in Tipperary.” Marion told Catherina of That’s Farming.

Bullocks

Bullocks made up to €945 over the kg.

  • 472kg €1150
  • 480kg €1100

Heifers

Heifers made up to €840 over the kg. Top Bullock was a Limousin-Cross 915kg made €1860, €2.03 p/kg. The hammer hit at €1,490 for a 650kg CHX.

Weanling Bulls

Weanling Bulls made up to €645 over €2.32 p/kg. 485kg made €1130 over the kg €2.32 p/kg.

  • 280kg €845
  • 275kg €690

Weanling Heifers

Weanling Heifers made up to €890 over the kg €3.22 p/kg.

  • 400kg €1290.
  • 375kg €1040

Cull cows & Sucklers

Cull Cows made up to €1390. Cow with calf at foot made up to €1470.

Sheep

On Tuesday, Hoggets made up to €63 with their weight. Old Ewes made up to €120 each.

Lambs

  • 57kg €120 €2.10p/kg.
  • 5kg €116
  • 60Kg €120 €2.00 p/kg

Note

Sheep sale Every Tuesday @ 5.00 p.m. Tuesday 13th February Sheep Show and Sale. Sheep Scanned in the Mart Yard from the 13th February @ 5 p.m.

Wanted: Angus, Hereford, Continental Store Bullocks and Heifers for Feed Lots and Northern Buyers (440kg to 700kg).

Calf Sale Every Monday 10.00 a.m. – Drive through intake. Cattle Sales: Monday 5th February Cows 10.30 a.m. Heifers, Bullocks and Weanling Bulls.

Monday 12th February Cows 10.30 a.m. Heifers, Bullocks, 6 .00 p.m. Weanling Sale. Monday 5th March -Cattle Show and Sale.

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