articles about raphoe-mart
"Plainer cattle from dairy herds also selling well with AA and FR-types selling from €1.80/kg to €2.30/kg.”
“Top-quality cattle are in great demand with buyers to purchase these on a weekly basis."
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers battle to secure quality around the ring.”
Bullocks sold to €920 over, while heifers hit €845 over.
“Some excellent stock on offer and a great demand throughout the sale."
“A lot of great quality cattle on offer, which met a flying trade,” – Harkin
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in attendance” – Harkin
Harkin reported an "excellent" trade for all lots on offer
“Big demand for quality in-spec cattle” – Harkin
Harkin reported an improved trade for plainer and out-of-spec-types.
Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin
Plainer lots and bulls remain difficult to sell - Harkin
“Plainer types and bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin
"Plenty of competition around the ring with farmers, agents and feedlot buyers all present" - Harkin
“Some excellent quality cattle on offer but overall quality average was back"
Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers competed.
Weanling sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg
"Plainer cattle were also up in price" - Harkin
“Still plenty of buyers present and mostly looking for quality in-spec cattle which are still a great trade."