articles about calf-prices
Bullocks earned up to €1200/head or €2.83/kg.
A top call of €365 was paid for a Charolais heifer.
Shaun Maguire recently sold Aubrac-cross yearlings out of Friesian cows for €2/kg or approximately €650-€700.
Candler reported that calves sold from €70-€345
The majority of buyers were not present at the mart and did their business by smartphone.
Friesian bulls sold from €37-€150/head.
“The sale was met with strong demand from farmers as well as exporters.”
How much was paid for sheep and calves?
Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.
Some 2,000 entries were presented for sale.
Friesian bull calves ranged from €5 to €80.
“Continental calves were a flying trade.”
“A large sale overall but the trade recognising the situation that we are currently meeting with the coronavirus.”
"A great trade for some outlying stores.”
“Plenty of customers for all animals except for poor Friesian bulls with no milk in them.”
Friesian bulls sold from €10-€160/head.
Poor calves were a “tough trade as usual”.
Driver reported “a lot of export activity” for calves and for Friesian cows.
Tevlin reported a “great” trade for all classes of stock.