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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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Good demand for Angus cattle at Raphoe Mart

There was a “great” entry of cattle on offer at Raphoe Mart’s online-only sale on Thursday (October 29th), according to Ann Harkin.

The mart manager said: “Trade was lively from start to finish for all cattle with quality stock remaining highly sought after.”

“Aberdeen-Angus cattle also met good demand amongst buyers,” Harkin noted.

€/kg basis:
  • Bulls/bullocks made from €1.80/kg to €2.40/kg;
  • Heifers ranged from €1.90/kg to €2.60/kg.
  • Bulls >600kgs – €550 to €695 over;
  • Store bullocks 400-600kgs – €350 to €625 over;
  • Beef heifers >500kgs – €480 to €800 over;
  • Store heifers <=500kgs – €300 to €690 over;
  • Fat cows climbed from €500/head to €1280/head.
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