More farmer and feedlot buyers at Carnew


“A large entry of quality store cattle meeting an improved demand" - Quinn

More farmer and feedlot buyers at Carnew

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“A large entry of quality store cattle meeting an improved demand" - Quinn

842 cattle went under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday (October 19th), according to David Quinn – manager.

“A large entry of quality store cattle meeting an improved demand, with more farmer and feedlot customers.”

Summary:

  • Beef & forward bulls - €550-€860 over or € 1.72 to €2.05/kg;

  • Continental store bulls - €430- €660 over or €1.87-€2.36/kg;

  • HE and AA bulls - €260-€580 over or €1.65-€2.07/kg;

  • Friesian bullocks - €130-€380 over or €1.21-€1.62/kg;

  • Beef heifers - €460-€780 over or €1.68-€2.15/kg;

  • Store heifers - €250- €680 over or €1.55-€2.39/kg;

  • Feeding cows - €130 under to €320 over;

  • Beef cows - €330-€680 over.

Sheep:

The manager noted that some 3,625 entries were offered for sale at the mart’s sheep sale on Thursday, October 17th.

“Butcher and factory lambs were up €2/head; stores and ewes were similar to last week,” Quinn added.

Summary:

  • Butcher & factory lambs - €90-€102;

  • Store lambs over 35 kg - €75-€ 86;

  • Store lambs under 35 kg - €62-€81;

  • Quality ewe lambs - €85-€124;

  • Heavy cull ewes - €90-€115;

  • Light cull ewes - €55-€85;

  • Hoggett ewes - €130-€180

  • Older breeding ewes - €80-€157;

  • Breeding rams - €150-€480.

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