Beef Trade: Some plants paying 5-10c/kg above quotes


Here at this week’s beef prices and last week’s beef kill figures.

Beef Trade: Some plants paying 5-10c/kg above quotes

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  • 7 mths ago

Here at this week’s beef prices and last week’s beef kill figures.

Figures from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database shows that the beef kill, for the week commencing February 3rd, stood at 36,949.

Breakdown:

  • Young bulls: 5,050;

  • Bulls: 536;

  • Steers: 12,539;

  • Cows: 7,110;

  • Heifers: 11,654.

Quotes

In terms of quotes, factories are paying a base of €3.65-€3.70/kg for steers, while heifers are ranged from €3.65-€3.75/kg.

Between €3.40-€3.65/kg is being quoted for young bulls, while cull cows are pushing from €2.90-€3.45/kg.

The IFA is reporting that some plants are paying 5-10c/kg above quotes.

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