Trade remained steady at Tullow Mart on Friday (April 5th), with no improvement reported by Eric Driver – Manager.
Beef and forward-type bullocks topped out at €950 with the kg, while FR-types sold from a base of €160 over.
Farmers made their presence felt for forward Aberdeen-Angus and Hereford entries; they pushed from €1.90-€2.00/kg, while continentals fetched from €2.20-€2.60/kg.
In the heifer ring, beef lots ranged from €600 to €920 with the kg.
Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus stores went under the hammer from €1.85-€2.00/kg, while Continental-types made from €2.00-€2.70/kg.
“Cull cows were no dearer than last week; maybe a little easier, in some cases,” the manager outlined.
FR varied from €100 to €250 with the kg, while Continental stores ranged from €150-€300 over; heavier fleshed climbed to €800 with the kg.
Driver reported an improved trade in the calf ring; entries improved by €30-€40/head
Strong FR calves were acquired by exporters for €70-€100; some of the stronger reared FR pushed up to €190.
Hereford and Aberdeen Angus heifers sold from €90-€200, while bulls made from €120-€280.
Continental bulls topped out at €380, while Continental Limousin heifers pushed from €200 to €350.
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