VIDEO: Suckler pair sells for over €3,100


The cow is due to calve down next January to the same bull.

VIDEO: Suckler pair sells for over €3,100

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The cow is due to calve down next January to the same bull.

Markethill’s general cattle, which was held last Saturday (June 20th), attracted some 650 entries, according to a spokesperson.

“A great entry of sucklers sold in a flying trade to £2,850 (approximately €3,140) for a LM [cow-]heifer with a heifer calf at foot. [She is due to January to the same sire]” explained the spokesperson who reported a firm trade.

Heifers
Then spokesperson reported that an entry of some 200 heifers sold "readily in a firm trade".

  • 266kg - LM - £685;
  • 362kg - AA - £835;
  • 310kg - LM - £705;
  • 374kg - CH - £835;
  • 472kg - CH - £1085;
  • 460kg - LM - £1045;
  • 454kg - LM - £1015;
  • 492kg - CH - £1075;
  • 520kg - LM - £1135;
  • 548kg - CH - £1195.

Forward heifers:

  • 600kg - CH - £1365;
  • 630kg - LM - £1425;
  • 602kg - CH - £1355;
  • 580kg - LM - £1305;
  • 636kg - LM - £1405;
  • 578kg - CH - £1275.

Bullocks:

A seasonal entry of some 225 bullocks met with a “flying” trade, the spokesperson added.

  • 362kg - CH - £870;
  • 396kg - CH - £935;
  • 326kg - CH - £750;
  • 398kg - CH - £880;
  • 486kg - LM - £1135;
  • 322kg - CH - £1215;
  • 424kg - CH - £975;
  • 454kg - LM - £985;
  • 498kg - CH - £1075.

Forward stores:

  • 568kg - CH - £1225;
  • 582kg - CH - £1245;
  • 522kg - CH - £1115;
  • 508kg - CH - £1075.

Beef-types:

  • 724kg - LM - £1685;
  • 690kg - LM - £1575;
  • 634kg - AA - £1415;
  • 740kg - CH - £1635;
  • 774kg - LM - £1705;
  • 678kg - LM - £1465.

Weanlings

“The 200 weanlings on offer quickly cleared.” the spokesperson added.

Heifers weanlings:

  • 232kg - SM - £660;
  • 384kg - CH - £950;
  • 236kg - CH - £670;
  • 470kg - CH - £1330;
  • 200kg - CH - £560;
  • 300kg - CH - £835.

Bull weanlings:

  • 270kg - CH - £770;

  • 200kg - CH - £570;
  • 244kg - CH - £685;
  • 216kg - CH - £595;
  • 300kg - LM - £810;

  • 330kg - LM - £885.

Sucklers:

“A large entry of sucklers met strong demand. The top price was £2850 for a LM [cow-] heifer with LM heifer calf at foot.”
Others sold to £2550, £2500, £2500, £2400, £2400 and £2300.

Image source: Markethill Livestock & Farm Sales \ Facebook

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