Beef kill reaches over 40,000


What are beef factories quoting this week?

Beef kill reaches over 40,000

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What are beef factories quoting this week?

Figures from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database indicate that 40,214 cattle were slaughtered during the week commencing November 25th.

Breakdown:

  • Young bulls: 4,276;

  • Bulls: 566;

  • Steers: 15,662;

  • Cows: 8,090;

  • Heifers: 11,534.

  • Cumulative: 1,614,642

Prices

Beef processing plants are quoting a base of €3.45-€3.50/kg for steers this week, while heifers are making between €3.50-€3.60/kg.

Young bulls are ranging from €3.20-€3.55/kg, while reports suggest that between €2.60-€3.20/kg is available for cull cows.

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