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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Heifers to €1,100 over and bullocks to €1,020 over at Raphoe

Raphoe Mart – cattle prices – 30-09-2021

According to Ann Harkin, another “large” entry of cattle went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, September 30th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that “some excellent quality cattle met an excellent trade with brisk bidding around the ring and online”.

“Quality, strong cattle remain in great demand reaching €1,110 over for heifers and €1,020 over for bullocks.”

“Lighter stores were also a great trade selling from €2.50/kg up to €2.90/kg,” Harkin added.

Raphoe Mart 30-09-2021:

  • Bulls made from €1.90/kg to €2.70/kg;
  • Bullocks fetched from €2/kg to €2.80/kg;
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €2/kg to €2.90/kg;
  • Fat cows sold from €600/head to €1870/head.
Last week’s cattle sale:

Harkin reported that a “huge” entry of cattle went under the hammer at the Donegal-based mart last Thursday.

“Some excellent quality cattle on offer met a great demand with strong bullocks selling up to €1,050 over and heifers to €1,230 over.”

“A great demand also for quality medium and lighter weights made from €2.60/kg to €3/kg.  Friesian cattle sold from €1.60/kg to €2/kg.”

  • Bulls varied from €1.90/kg to €2.70/kg;
  • Bullocks pushed from €2/kg to €2.80/kg;
  • Heifers ranged from €2/kg to €2.90/kg;
  • Fat cows fetched from €600/head to €1400/head.
Raphoe Mart 27-09-2021:

According to Harkin, a “strong” trade prevailed for “a good entry” of sheep on Monday, September 27th, 2021.

Lambs sold at:
  • €90 to €100 for 28-33 kgs;
  • €100 to €110 for 34-38 kgs;
  • €110 to €120 for 39-42 kgs;
  • €120 to €130 for 43-46 kgs;
  • €130 to €148 for 47-55 kgs.
Other categories:
  • Fat ewes sold from €60 to €140.
  • Address: Raphoe Livestock Mart, Lifford, County Donegal.
  • Contact: 074 914 5385
  • Sale days: Sheep sale – Mondays at 11 am. Cattle sale – Thursdays at 11 am
Weanling sale dates for 2021 (Intake from 4pm and sale at 7pm):
  • Tuesday, October 5th
  • Tuesday, October 19th
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