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 made up to €945 over the kg.
- 472kg €1150
- 480kg €1100
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 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 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.
On Tuesday, Hoggets made up to €63 with their weight. Old Ewes made up to €120 each.
- 57kg €120 €2.10p/kg.
- 5kg €116
- 60Kg €120 €2.00 p/kg
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.