Just over 250 cattle went under the hammer at Tullow Mart on Friday (August 30th), according to Eric Driver.
“Trade holding steady on last week’s prices especially for the quality continental-type cattle.” he outlined.
Driver noted that beef and forward continental bullocks sold from €195, a price that was paid for aged-type stores, while beef entries climbed to €900 over.
Lighter continental stores pushed from €2.10 to €2.40 per kg; Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus lots clicked from €1.80/kg, while Friesians sold from a base of €1.70/kg.
Beef and forward-type heifers fetched from €1.90/kg (older types) to €2.15/kg; some beef heifers peaked at €800 with the kg, while quality stores varied from €2.10-€2.45/kg and Hereford and Angus lots clicked from €1.90/kg upwards.
Friesian cull cows varied from €100 with the kg, while continental-types ranged from €300 to €600 over.
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