articles about tullow-mart
"Trade opened up as honest, nevertheless, not as dear as we would have seen 12 months ago"
'Trade holding steady on last week’s prices especially for quality continental-type'
‘Quality continental cattle meeting a very lively demand’
Over 2,500 entries were offered for sale
'Hogget ewes possibly easier by €5-€10/head but maybe the quality was not as good either'
“A larger sale with trade optimistic amongst a very difficult beef price'
‘This calm is expected against a very weakening beef trade in factories,’ – Driver
“We have seen the June resistance arriving in the sales ring.”
'Trade was similar to the previous week so I couldn’t suggest any improvement'
An improved trade, especially for lambs weighing from 43kg to 47kg.
Bullocks hit €1,020 over, heifers topped out at €920 over and cull cows reached €850 over.
Just over 700 head of cattle passed through the ring; trade remained strong and steady
“Steady trade with no improvement to report” – Driver
With over 1,000 hoggets on offer, trade resembled something similar to the last number of weeks, according to Eric Driver.
“Beef and forward-type heifers are meeting a steady trade as we have seen in the last number of weeks with good demand for quality continental-types”
A smaller entry of sheep met with an improved trade, according to Eric Driver – Manager. Ewes with twins hit €240, while cull ewes peaked at €132.
“Calves aged between 10-14 days are meeting a difficult trade as shippers are standing back a little bit as they cannot ship these until after 14 days” – Eric Driver
“A steady selling trade for all cows and heifers presented; however, maybe not all out as sharp as the bullock sale the previous Friday" - Eric Driver
"A very positive trade throughout the day and one would say a ray of encouraging light amongst the doom and gloom that we have seen of late" - Eric Driver