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Quality in-spec cattle an ‘excellent’ trade at Raphoe

There was a “great” entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart on Thursday (August 20th), according to Ann Harkin.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, the mart manager, said: “There was, as always, an excellent trade for quality in-spec cattle with plenty of bidders around the ring anxious to purchase stock.”

€/kg basis:

  • Bulls sold from €1.80/kg to €2.50/kg;
  • Bullocks fetched from €1.90/kg to €2.60/kg;
  • Heifers made from €1.90/kg to €2.70/kg.

Summary

  • Bulls >600kgs – €580 to €825 over the weight;
  • Bullocks >600kgs – €590 to €660 over the weight;
  • Bullocks 400-600kgs – €350 to €750 over the weight;
  • Beef Heifers >500kgs – €480 to €745 over the weight;
  • Store Heifers <=500kgs – €300 to €730 over the weight;
  • Fat cows went under the hammer from €600 to €1345 each.
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