Trade Pick Improvement Again For Cattle


Trade Pick Improvement Again For Cattle

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Trade For Cattle

This week's marts mostly seen bigger numbers and better prices compared to last weeks, up by €20 to €50. There was great demand for very high quality cattle with some making exceptional prices. With cattle prices improving again this week it meant prices were up €220 a head up on this time last year.

Store Bullocks were making from €600 to €900 with the weight and averaged from €1.87 to €3.56 p/kg.

Heavy Bullocks were a trading well, with improved prices been paid for strong 600kg+ bullocks. The heavy bullocks averaged from €1.52 to €3.02 p/kg.

Light heifers around 400kg made from €600 to €1000 euro with an average of €1.90 to €3.55 Euro / kg.

Heavy heifers were in demand with improved prices paid yet again this week. They averaged from €1.89 to €3.15 p/kg.

The trade remained very strong. An 8 year old 995kg Charolais dry cow sold for €2410. The dry cows averaged from €1.24 to €2.45 per kg.

This week seen smaller number of cows and calves on offer. An 8 year old Lim cow and heifer calf at foot made €2050. A 7 year old Angus cow with a limousine heifer calf made €1785.

Weanling numbers are falling but there was some quality weanlings on offer.

Light bulls averaged from €2.55 to €3.61 per kg. The heavier bull weanling made from €2.48 to €2.93 p/kg.

Heifer weanlings were in demand with a very strong interest from farmers. Light heifer weanlings averaged from €2.58 to €3.06 p/kg while heavier types made from €2.44 to €4.05 p/kg.

Bullocks

280KG CHX €975 @ €3.48 P/KG

395KG LMX €1150 @ €2.91 P/KG

465KG CHX €1380 @ €2.97 P/KG

560KG CHX €1690 @ €3.02 P/KG

675KG CHX €1750 @ €2.59 P/KG

710KG BBX €1895 @ €2.67 P/KG

Heifers

295KG LMX €870 @ €2.95 P/KG

395KG CHX €1210 @ €3.06 P/KG

460KG CHX €1450 @ €3.15 P/KG

595KG CHX €1600 @ €2.69 P/KG

655KG LMX €1685 @ €2.57 P/KG

700KG BBX €1840 @ €2.63 P/KG

Bull Weanlings

195KG CHX €685 @ €3.51 P/KG

335KG CHX €1035 @ €3.09 P/KG

375KG CHX €1100 @ €2.93 P/KG

Heifer Weanlings

275KG CHX €845 @ €3.07 P/KG

330KG CHX €850 @ €2.58 P/KG

380KG CHX €1190 @ €3.13 P/KG

465KG CHX €1430 @ €3.08 P/KG

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