The store cattle trade remained steady at Tullow Mart on Friday (October 4th), according to Eric Driver – manager.
“A smaller sale with the beef cattle not so plenty but again, the correct in-spec cattle meeting an honest trade.” he outlined.
Beef and forward-type Friesian bullocks sold from €450 with the kg with up to €900 over for heavy continentals.
Friesian-type stores pushed from €1.50-€1.70/kg while Hereford and Angus entries ranged from €1.70-€1.90/kg.
Forward-store continental bullocks traded from €2.00- €2.20/kg with lighter types changing hands from €2.10-€2.40/kg.
Beef and forward-type heifers went under the hammer from €500 to €880 over, while Hereford and Angus stores varied from €1.70-€1.90/kg.
Forward-type continental heifers made from €1.95- €2.15/kg, with lighter-types climbing from €2.05/kg to €2.30/kg.
Friesian cull cows sold from €100 over, while continentals clicked from €200 to €600 over with a “notable trade for the heavy-type cow”.