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Strong northern demand for quality forward stores and beef cattle at Carnew

Cattle met a “strong” trade at Carnew Mart on Saturday (August 1st) with “plenty” of customers for all types, according to David Quinn.

“There was a strong northern demand for quality forward stores and beef cattle.” added Quinn, who reported that the sale attracted over 700 cattle and 60 calves.

Summary

  • Beef bullocks – €1320 – €1680 or €1.88 – €2.37/kg;
  • Continental store bullocks – €860 – €1410 or €2.05 – €2.75/kg;
  • HE/AA bullocks – €620 – €1180 or €1.84 – €2.16/kg
  • Friesian bullocks – €440 – €1110 or €1.36 – €1.78/kg;
  • Beef heifers – €1100 – €1440 or €1.84 – €2.41/kg;
  • Continental store heifers – €750 – €1330 or €1.97 – €2.83/kg;
  • HE/AA store heifers – €530 – €1010 or €1.77 – €2.15/kg.

Calves:

  • Continental bulls – €220 – €445;
  • Continental heifers – €140 – €415;
  • Friesian bulls – €80 – €225;
  • HE/AA bulls – €180 – €375;
  • HE/AA heifers – €130 – €310.

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