Pictures: €2,300 for cull cow at Gortatlea

Heifers topped out at €3.53/kg and bullocks peaked at €2.86/kg at Gortatlea Mart’s fatstock sale last week.

Cull cows top out at €1.68/kg at Gortatlea

Weanling bulls reached €3.06/kg, while weanling heifers followed at €2.47/kg.

Weanling heifers reach €1,520 at Gortatlea

The sale-topper came in the form of a BBX - 415kg - €3.66/kg.

Weanling bulls reach €2.84/kg at Gortatlea

Cull cows hit €1.92/kg, heifers peaked at €2.29/kg and bullocks realised €2.24/kg

Cull cows sell to €2.15/kg at Gortatlea

Heifers hit €2.33/kg, bullocks peaked at €2.15/kg and weanling bulls reached €2.94/kg.

Cull cows make over €2/kg at Gortatlea

Heifers peaked at €2.34/kg, bullocks hit €2.14/kg and weanlings climbed to €2.86/kg.

Cull cows hit €1,345 at Gortatlea

Heifers hit €1,145, bullocks sold to €1,165 and weanlings reached €1,040.

Bullocks top out at €1,490 at Gortatlea

Heifers hit €1,130, cull cows realised €1,400, weanling bulls reached €1,155 and weanling heifers sold to €835.

Weanling bulls reach €1,515 at Gortatlea

‘Heavy weanling bulls in excess of 400kgs meeting a more sluggish trade than previous E & U grade sales’

Cull cows top out at €1.89/kg in Gortatlea

Heifers reached €2.57/kg while weanling heifers topped out at €2.79/kg

WATCH: €4.38/kg for BBX heifer at Gortatlea

"The last calf sale of the year ended on a high with a great trade and a big crowd around the ring."

Weanling bulls make up to €3.65/kg at Gortatlea

Cows sold for up to €2.20/kg, heifers hit €2.42/kg and bullocks made up to €2.36/kg.

Weanling bulls hit €3.00/kg at Gortatlea

Cull cows sold to €2.11/kg, while heifers climbed to €2.78/kg, weanling heifers reached €2.78/kg and bullocks realised €2.37/kg.

Bullocks top out at €1,940 at Gortatlea

Cull cows sold to €1.87/kg, bulls peaked at €2.31/kg, heifers made up to €2.32/kg and bullocks realised €2.28/kg.

Cull cows top out at €2.05/kg at Gortatlea

Heifers sold to €2.45/kg, bullocks peaked at €2.30/kg, weanling heifers made up to €2.82/kg and weanling bulls fetched up to €2.95/kg.

Weanling heifers sell to €3.36/kg at Gortatlea

Cull cows made up to €2.08/kg, heifers topped out at €2.48/kg, bullocks hit €2.49/kg and weanling bulls topped out at €2.79/kg.

Cull cows make over €2.00/kg at Gortatlea

Bulls sold to €2.06/kg, heifers made up to €2.38/kg, bullocks topped out at €2.26/kg, weanling bulls realised €3.16/kg and weanling heifers followed at €2.92/kg.

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“An exceptionally large show of cow numbers with some 300 cows going under the hammer in; prices held firm and quality lots met a flying trade with strong activity around the ring.”