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‘Out-of-spec cattle selling better in marts than factories’

Demand was strong for quality in-spec heifers and bullocks at Loughrea Mart, according to a spokesperson.
“The cattle trade is very good and a long way better than this time last year. Out-of-spec cattle are selling better in marts than factories.” the spokesperson added.

Heifers:

  • CHX – 380KGS – €945;
  • LMX – 395KGS – €965;
  • LMX – 445KGS – €1070;
  • LMX – 460KGS – €1000;
  • CHX – 485KGS – €1095;
  • CHX – 580KGS – €1340;
  • CHX – 582KGS – €1360.

Bullocks:

  • LMX – 440KGS – €1000;
  • CHX – 490KGS – €1190;
  • CHX – 530KGS – €1250;
  • LMX – 530KGS – €1285;
  • LMX – 615KGS – €1400;
  • CHX – 690KGS – €1545.

Cull cows:

  • LMX – 525KGS – €970;
  • AAX – 580KGS – €890;
  • CHX – 665KGS – €1180;
  • CHX – 670KGS – €1255;
  • CHX – 830KGS – €1450.

Weanlings:

“Prices for heifer weanlings are very good with lots of farmer demand.” the spokesperson added.

Heifers:

  • CHX – 240KGS – €670;
  • CHX – 287KGS – €815;
  • BAX – 293KGS – €840;
  • LMX – 335KGS – €850;
  • CHX – 365KGS – €910;
  • CH – 410KSG – €940.

Bulls:

  • PTX – 280KGS – €700;
  • PTX – 345KGS – €800;
  • LMX – 375KGS – €895;
  • CHX – 400KGS – €945;
  • SIX – 410KGS – €930;
  • LMX – 440KGS – €995.

Image source: Loughrea Co-op Mart LTD Facebook

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