articles about mart-prices
An average price of €1,454 was paid for springing heifers.
Continental heifer calves reached €520, while continental bulls topped out at €390.
“A good number of exporters operating"
“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”
Beef and store cattle met with improved demand, according to Quinn.
Dry cows made from €1.66-€2.08/kg, heifers sold from €2.24-€2.92/kg and bullocks ranged from €2.23-€2.47/kg.
“A lot of farmer custom around the ring for stronger FR calves” – Driver
“There was a 98% clearance all-round. Trade could only be described as very good.”
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A full clearance was recorded in the cull cow, suckler and weanling rings.
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers battle to secure quality around the ring.”
“Our sale of 110 cows was completed in little over an hour - the demand would suggest we could have easily sold another 100.”
“The dry cow trade remains very strong also with buyers active for both the stores and forward lots.”
“A very good trade for all classes – especially good store cattle.”
Tevlin reported a “good trade” in all rings.
“A bad morning here in Kanturk, which kept some people and cattle at home.”
“Calf numbers slightly smaller than expected with Friesian bull calves making from €40 to €100.”
How much did these 6 cull cows sell for?
Cull cows hit €1,525, while bullocks climbed to €1,450.