articles about mart-prices
How much did these bullocks and heifers sell for?
“Good numbers and trade at our cattle sale,”
Charolais was king at Elphin Mart last Monday
Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin
Prices ranged from €1,300-€2,140
A larger entry “probably due to the end of the 7-month [ANC] retention period” – McGuire
“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”
The manager said that farmers are "failing to get" finished cattle into factories.
Bulls in the 350-450kgs bracket met with strong export demand
“Stock that are not getting some feeding now are beginning to show the effects of the weather.”
“Prices for nice quality lots have improved”
“Trade was very good with more customers around the ring" - Quinn
Suffolk-cross store lambs were in demand
“All cattle were a slightly better trade, except bullocks which are still proving hard sold"
There was a full clearance recorded, according to George Candler.
“There was a good selection of breeding heifers on offer with lots making up to €1,710"
Bullocks ranged from €1.24-€2.43/kg, while heifers sold from €1.61-€2.54/kg