articles about cattle-prices
This bullocks, a BBX, weighing 630kgs, sold for €2.57/kg or €1,620.
Bullocks sold from €2.16-€2.60/kg, heifers made from €2.19-€2.72/kg and cows fetched from €620-€1,490
“Buyers were present to source stores and with northern buyers and exporters present, a good clearance took place.”
"Very good trade for all classes with a lot of farmer customers.”
Trade was “excellent” for all types, according to Harkin.
“Trade was vibrant throughout the day.”
“We had 87 buyers with farmer buyers looking for cattle for grass.”
Trade was strong for both bull and heifer weanling rings, according to a spokesperson.
Quinn reported an excellent selling trade for all types leading to a full clearance.
“Where’s your sterling now?” asks livestock auctioneer, Tom Cox.
“Cattle prices are holding strong..."
A mart spokesperson reported both ringside and online bidding activity for all types of stock.
A BAX, weighing 360kg, made €1,310 or €3.64/kg.
The team had an opening bid of €1,000...
Heifers averaged €1,060, while bullocks sold to an average of €1,095.
A spokesperson reported a strong trade for all stock.
Quality store bullocks and heifers have noticed a price improvement, Egan said.
Plainer types sold in the region of €1.90/kg-€2.10/kg while quality cattle sold from €2.30/kg-€2.80/kg, Harkin said.
“It would appear that forward store bullocks and heifers, plus beef-type animals are getting scarce.”