Raphoe Mart – Cattle Prices – 09-06-2022
The mart manager reported that trade was “on par” with previous weeks. Strong, forward cattle were “highly sought after” with many changing hands from €2.80/kg to €3.50/kg.
Medium weights went under the hammer from €2.70/kg to €3.60/kg, while lighter weights sold from €2.80/kg to €3.80/kg.
Friesian cattle traded from €1.80/kg to €2.60/kg and Aberdeen Angus cattle ranged from €2.40/kg to €3.20/kg.
Raphoe Mart 09-06-2022:
- Bulls over 600kgs – €1475 to €2185 over the weight;
- Beef bullocks – €900 to €1250 over the weight;
- Store bullocks – €565 to €1360 over the weight;
- Beef heifers – €970 to €1380 over the weight;
- Store heifers – €490 to €1000 over the weight.
- Bulls/bullocks made from €2.40/kg to €3.50/kg;
- Heifers traded from €2.60/kg to €3.80/kg;
- Fat cows sold from €620/head to €2280/head.
This week’s sheep prices
According to Harkin, prices reached €315 at Raphoe Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, June 6th, 2022.
According to Harkin, ewes with twin lambs at foot fetched between €150-€315/team, while ewes with one lamb sold from €150-€234/team.
Meanwhile, fat ewes ranged from €70-€232/head at Monday’s sheep sale.
Spring lamb prices:
- €100 to €140 for 28-36kgs;
- €140 to €165 for 37-42kgs;
- €165 to €174 for 43-50kgs.
Last week’s prices
The mart manager reported that several entries changed hands from €3.00/kg to €3.50/kg at its most recent sale.
She noted that strong, forward cattle were “highly sought-after” again this week, with quality lots from €2.80/kg to €3.80/kg.
Harkin explained that medium weights fetched from €2.60/kg to €3.70/kg, while lighter weights traded from €2.50/kg to €3.80/kg.
Meanwhile, Aberdeen Angus cattle sold from €2.20/kg to €3/kg, and Friesian cattle pushed from €1.80/kg to €2.75/kg.
- Address: Raphoe Livestock Mart, Lifford, County Donegal.
- Contact: 074 914 5385
- Sale days: Sheep sale – Mondays at 11 a.m. Cattle sale – Thursdays at 11 a.m.
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