Full clearance as feedlot buyers drive the trade at Tuam Mart


Marion Devane told That’s Farming that feedlot buyers, butchers and farmers were active around the ring, with a full clearance of stock. Read the report here.

Full clearance as feedlot buyers drive the trade at Tuam Mart

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Marion Devane told That’s Farming that feedlot buyers, butchers and farmers were active around the ring, with a full clearance of stock. Read the report here.

150 cattle went under the hammer at the recent cattle sale at Tuam Mart. Heifers were, particularly in hot demand. Cull cows met with a lively trade and hit €1,670.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Marion Devane, Manager of Tuam Co-operative Livestock Mart said:

“We had a very good sale, with a full clearance. Feedlot buyers, farmers and butchers were anxious for stock. Cattle 400-600kg were in demand. One particular prominent feedlot buyer purchased up to forty of those 400-600kg types.” Marion told Catherina of That’s Farming

Heifers

  • 590kg €1,470
  • 520kg €1,240
  • 550kg €1,360
  • 480kg €1,170
  • 520kg €1,290
  • 450kg €1110
  • 425kg €990
  • 495kg €1,130
  • 560kg €1,320

Weanling Bulls made up to €695 over the kg.

Weanling Heifers made up to €635 over the kg.

Culled Cows made up to €1670.

Lambs

53kg €122, €2.30/kg

51kg €120 €2.35/kg

50.5Kg €118 €2.33/kg

On Tuesday Hoggets made up to €69 with their weight.

Old Ewes made up to €112 each.

Upcoming Sales

Monday 22nd January Cows 10.30 a.m. Heifers, Bullocks and A Special Weanling Sale.(All Breeds).

Sheep sale Every Tuesday @ 5.00 p.m.

Wanted: Angus, Hereford, Continental Store Bullocks and Heifers for Feedlots (440kg to 700kg).

Photo: Facebook page of Tuam Mart.

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