Good demand for store bullocks at Tuam


There was a steady trade for all types at Monday’s cattle sale; cull cows met a fine trade, with up to €2.84/kg recorded for weanlings.

Good demand for store bullocks at Tuam

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There was a steady trade for all types at Monday’s cattle sale; cull cows met a fine trade, with up to €2.84/kg recorded for weanlings.

There was a steady trade for all types at Tuam Mart’s cattle sale on Monday (February 18th), according to Marian Devane – Manager.

She outlined that lighter store bullocks were snapped up due to strong grass growth, while cull cows met with a “fine trade”.

Weanling Bulls made from €2.30/kg up to €2.58/kg, with a top call of €905 recorded for a LMX bull weighing 350kg; Heifer weanlings ranged from €2.38 up to €2.84kg/kg, with €940 forked out for a 330kg LMX.

Bullocks

  • 795kg - €1570;

  • 660kg - €1450;

  • 620kg - €1400.

Heifers

  • 670kg - €1380;

  • 585kg - €1320;

  • 555kg - €1300.

Weanling Bulls

  • 350kg - €905;

  • 325kg - €800;

  • 290KG - €790.

Weanling Heifers

  • 330kg - €940;

  • 335kg - €800.

Cull Cows

  • 780kg - €1380;

  • 855kg - €1360;

  • 835kg - €1330.

Sheep Show and Sale Winners

  • Butcher Hoggets - 1st Prize. Sonny Jennings, Cahergal, Tuam, Co. Galway with Hoggets 52.5kg - €130;

  • Factory Hoggets - 1st Prize. Eugene Broderick, Cross, Menlough, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Lambs made up to €77.50 with the weight, while old ewes realized €115/head and in-lamb ewes peaked at €162.

Lambs

  • 59Kg - €130 - €2.20/kg;

  • 53Kg - €127 - €2.36/kg.

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