articles about cattle-prices
“The clearance rate is not as high with the online sale as with the traditional sale.”
Heifers topped out at €2.60/kg, while bullocks climbed to €2.48/kg, according to Maurice Brosnan.
There was a firm trade for quality stock while plainer types were more difficult to sell, according to a mart spokesperson.
A smaller entry of 470 cattle was on offer.
Cull cows went under the hammer from €670-€1,400.
Good-quality cows with flesh were in strong demand
“The fact that calves up to 120 days can be sold without a TB test means stronger calves are being offered for sale.”
Bullocks earned up to €1200/head or €2.83/kg.
Bullocks made up to €3.32/kg in the online sale.
A mart spokesperson reported that there was a 'brisk trade' for heifers
Up to €1390 was paid for heifers at the sale.
A mart spokesperson reported that the first online sale was a great success.
Store heifers made up to €560 over the kg.
Cow prices ranged between a minimum of €660/head and a top price of €1280/head.
Up to €3.27/kg was paid for cattle.
Buyers made their bids both at home and on-site after viewing the stock before the sale commenced.
There was a very strong trade for all types of stock, according to a mart spokesperson.
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Heifers ranged from €2.18-€2.54/kg and cows climbed from €505-€1,205.
Forward store heifers earned €1.90-€2.40/kg or €800-€1115/head.