Steady trade for heifers and bullocks at Tullow


“A larger sale with trade optimistic amongst a very difficult beef price'

Steady trade for heifers and bullocks at Tullow

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“A larger sale with trade optimistic amongst a very difficult beef price'

A larger entry went under the hammer at Tullow Mart’s monthly continental and weanling sale on Friday (July 19th), according to Eric Driver – Manager.

“A larger sale with trade optimistic amongst a very difficult beef price.” The manager

Bullocks
Driver noted that beef and forward-type bullocks met a “steady trade” as Friesian and Angus entries sold from €580 over with up to €900 with the kg recorded for continental-types.

Forward-type continentals ranged from €2.10 to €2.40/kg, while some lighter types met a “very strong demand”.

Lighter, plainer Friesian bullocks made from €1.75/ kg, while Hereford and Angus lots climbed from €1.90 to €2.05/kg; continentals pushed from €2.10 to €2.40/kg.

Heifers

The manager reported a “steady trade for heifers” as beef-types went under the hammer from €550 up to €880 over; lighter stores sold from €2.00-€2.35/kg.

Cull cows

Aged Friesian-types fetched from €100 with the kg, with continental feeding-types made from €250-€400 over.

Calves

With a small entry of calves, Friesians moved from €60-€110/head, while Hereford and Angus heifers sold from €100 and Hereford and Angus bulls clicked from €160.

Continental heifers and bulls sold from a base of €200 up to a top call of €380/head.

Image source: Tullow Mart \ Facebook

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