Tullow mart report Friday 8th September 2017.
Plenty of quality today in Tullow mart with trade remaining steady on the last numbers of weeks and possibly a slight improvement for those quality forward stores.
The beef and forward type bullocks met a lively trade reflecting on the factory prices currently with some bullocks making over €1000. 1 CH bk 725kg making €1750 1 CH bk 770kg making €1790. The majority of these beef and forward type bullocks selling from €700 to €1020 with the kg.
Very lively trade for store bullocks with plenty of farmer custom and feed lot custom around the ring with the HE and AA selling from €1.85 per kg up to a tops of €2.30per kg for those heavier continentals with the majority selling up to a tops of €800 with the kg and they being 6 red LM 530kg making €1380.
Beef and forward type heifers equally a demanding trade with heifers selling from €2 for those HE and AA up to €2.35 given there for the tops of the continental type heifers but the majority selling from €750 to €980 with the kg.
Store heifers equally a lively trade HE and AA from €1.90 up to €2.55 given for the young continental heifers with the majority of those 400kg to 450kg selling in the region €2 to €2.20 per kg.
Weanling bulls selling in the region of €2.20 to €2.70 with a very active trade for the E and U grade types while the store cow trade equally lively trade. FR cows from €50 with the kg for the feeding types up to a tops of €820 with the kg for the heavier continental type cows.
Tullow mart report Friday 25th August 2017
A lively trade again today in Tullow for all store type cattle with the beef holding steady against a resisting price in the factories.
Forward and heavy bks LM bullock 780kg making €1730 2 BB bks 665kg making €1620 2 Ch bks 740kg making €1720. Overall we noticed those FR and Angus type bullocks selling from €680 with the kg upwards of €980 given for the good continental type cattle with the majority selling from €850 to €920 and €930 with the kg.
Store bullocks continue to meet the demand for both grass and some early shed men starting to appear around the ring with some prices selling in the region of €2 for the HE and AA upwards of €2.70 given freely for the well presented U grade type bullocks with the majority selling from €2.30 to €2.50 with the kg.
Beef and forward type heifers also a good butcher demand noticed here with prices resembling €700 with the kg for the plainer HE and AA upwards of €930 given for the stronger CH type heifers with 1 CH heifer 620kg making €1420 3 CH heifers 500kg making €1105.
Store heifers continuing to meet the same farmer demand with prices resembling from €2 for the HE and AA heifers upwards of €2.30 and €2.50 given for the good continental types with plenty of custom around the ring for those 380kg to 450kg type heifers.
Weanling bulls selling in the region today of €2.20 to €2.60 per kg for those good continental type bulls for a noticed demand for those 380kg to €450kg while in the cull cow department those FR cows no great change here selling from €100 with the kg for the aged types while the younger continental cows up to €550 and €600 with the kg with some of the heavier cows pushing up to €800 with the kg all over.
Tullow mart report Friday 18th August 2017.
Larger sale today in Tullow with a very lively trade again for the store cattle while the heavier cattle were steady on last week.
Beef and continental bullocks sold today from €750 for the FR upwards of €960 with the kg with a very lively trade.
Plenty of farmer custom for store bullocks with the HE and AA selling from €2 per kg while the good continental bks selling in the region of €2.15 up to €2.40 with some exceptional lots pushing up into the market of €2.65 to €2.70.
Beef and forward heifers very lively trade again with a demand noticed by all butchers selling in the region of €780 up to €920 with the kg with one exceptional CH heifer 780kg making €1740.
Store heifers equally lively trade with plenty of farmer custom. Selling from €2 for the HE and AA upwards of €2.20 to €2.40 for the Continentals with some exceptional red LM 400KG selling up to €2.65 and €2.70.
Weanling bulls very noticed demand especially the bulls classed between 380kg and 440kg selling in the region of €2.40 to €2.65 per kg with the heavier bulls pushing up close from €2.20 to €2.45 per kg but a very noticeable demand for those well muscled LM and Continental bulls.
Weanling heifers selling in the region of €2.20 to €2.45 with the kg while the cull cow trade no great change €100 with the kg for the feeding FR types upwards of €750 with the kg for the heavy continental type cows with a noticed demand for those fit type FR and continental cows very much in demand around the ring. The stand out price of the day was 5 FR BKS 690kg making €1380