Quality in-spec cattle the 'most sought after' at Raphoe


“More buyers present thinking about purchasing cattle for grazing.”

Quality in-spec cattle the 'most sought after' at Raphoe

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  • 8 mths ago

“More buyers present thinking about purchasing cattle for grazing.”

There was close to a full clearance recorded at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, January 17th, according to Ann Harkin.

The mart manager said: “There was a great entry of cattle with a great trade for all types on offer.”

“Quality in-spec cattle were most sought after. More buyers present thinking about purchasing cattle

for grazing.” Harkin added.

€/kg basis:

  • Bulls ranged from €1.80/kg to €2.50/kg;

  • Bullocks fetched from €1.90/kg to €2.40/kg;

  • Heifers sold from €1.90/kg to €2.50/kg.

Summary

  • Bulls over 600 kgs - €515 to €690 over;

  • Beef bullocks - €550 to €845 over;

  • Store bullocks - €350 to €710 over;

  • Beef heifers - €450 to €770 over;

  • Store heifers - €365 to €675 over;

  • Dry cows - €700 to €1550 each.

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