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Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers active at Raphoe

A larger entry went under the hammer at Raphoe Mart on Thursday, February 20th, according to Ann Harkin.

“Cattle remained a great trade this week, with plenty of farmers, agents and feedlot buyers around the ringside.”

“Top-quality cattle are in great demand with buyers to purchase these on a weekly basis. All stock sold to a packed house throughout the sale. Quality stock in great demand.”

€/kg basis:

  • Bulls made from €2.00-€2.70/kg;
  • Bullocks ranged from €2.00-€2.60/kg;
  • Heifers fetched from €2.00-€2.80/kg.

Summary:

  • Bulls over 600kgs – €600-€1,080 over;
  • Beef bullocks – €625-€915 over;
  • Stock bullocks – €405-€865 over;
  • Beef heifers – €500-€905 over;
  • Store heifers – €350-€690 over;
  • Dry cows – €600-€1,810.

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