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‘More quality cattle required to meet demand’

There was an excellent entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (August 13th), according to Ann Harkin.

“Quality cattle remain a great trade and were easily sold – more quality cattle required to meet the demand. Buyers were also eager to purchase AA-bred cattle.”

€/kg basis:

  • Bulls sold from €1.80/kg to €2.50/kg;
  • Bullocks made from €1.90/kg to €2.70/kg;
  • Heifers fetched from €1.90/kg to €2.80/kg.

Summary:

  • Bulls >600kgs – €550 to €815 over;
  • Bullocks >600kgs – €580 to €965;
  • Bullocks 400-600kgs – €350 to €825 over;
  • Heifers >500kgs – €450 to €780 over;
  • Heifers <= 500kgs – €300 to €650 over;
  • Fat cows – €600 to €158/head.
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