Cattle Reports

Tullow mart report Friday 22nd June 2018

 

Another large sale today in Tullow with over 350 head of cattle on offer. Trade struggling to be as strong as we would have seen last Friday and maybe easier by €10 to €20 per head.

 

Forward and store bks FR types selling from €1.90 per kg with some good continentals making from €950 up to €1020 with the kg.

 

Store HE and AA bks over 400kg selling in the region today in the region from €1.95 to €2.20 per kg at a tops with some good continentals again meeting a very lively trade selling from €2.20 all the way to €2.90 per kg while the bks under 400kg the HE and FR from €1.80 to €2.20 per kg with the good continentals pushing from €2.20 up to over €3 per kg given for one pen 325kg making €1000.

 

The good beef hfrs holding steady with the store type hfrs selling from €2 up to €2.70 per kg for the forward type stores with the lighter store hfrs selling from €2 per kg for HE and AA up to €2.90 given for some exceptional type hfrs in the mid 300kg.

 

FR cull cows sold from €1.50 with the kg up to €400 for the more fleshed type FR with the continental cows selling from €2.50 up to €750 with the kg.

 

The calves suitable for shipping FR selling from €110 up to €190 and a very strong demand for those type calves with some lighter calves selling from a base of €50 with the HE and AA hfrs from €120 up to €320 tops of the bulls with continental hfrs and bulls pushing out to €380.

 

Full clearance with the weather maybe taking a little affect on trade as we meet this hot spell but overall a full clearance in Tullow.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 15th June 2018.

 

Monthly continental and weanling sale in Tullow today with a larger sale of 400 head of cattle on offer and trade remaining steady especially for the quality continental type cattle of all weights.

 

Those FR forward type bks today selling from €1.90 per kg upwards with the good continental bks selling up to €1000 to €1050 with the kg for some very well presented SI and CH types while the stores under 500kg very demanding trade for those 450kg to 500kg CH, LM and SI with an active trade there between €1200 all the way up to €1420 today with the majority between €1250 and €1320 while we saw the lighter store bks the FR and AA types from €1.80 for the FR with €2 to €2.20 per kg for the AA and HE and up close to €3 given for some exceptional U grade type bks with the majority of those continental bks from €2.40 per kg to €2.80 per kg.

 

Very lively trade in the hfr ring for the beef types selling in the region from €800 to €1020 with the kg and the HE and AA store hfrs from €2 to €2.20 per kg and the good continental hfrs selling from €2.30 up to €2.75 with one exceptional red LM 380kg making €1200.

 

Very active trade for the weanling bulls from both the shipper and farmer demand with the plainer LM type bulls selling from €2.20 with the good continentals selling from €2.40 up to €2.80 with the shipping U grade bulls up to €3.05 per kg.

 

In the cull cow department FR cows selling from €100 to €150 with the kg for the feeding type FR with the continentals from €200 with the kg all up to a tops of €850 with the kg for the heavier type continental cows and a very lively trade for those beef type cows.

 

The in calf cows selling from €1200 up to €1650 per head.

 

Overall a full clearance for the continental and weanling sale.

 

Shipping calves selling from €100 up to €180 today for FR bulls with HE and AA bulls selling from €160 up to €300 and some continental bulls pushing up close to €400.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 1st June 2018.

 

Smaller sale today in Tullow with 250 head of cattle on offer with trade holding steady as we have seen for the last number of weeks with the forward cattle very much in demand.

 

Forward type bks and fat bks over 500kg today selling in the region from €600 with the kg for the FR types all out to a tops today of €1150 with the kg for continental bks but the majority between €850 and €1000 with the kg for the continental bks. The lighter store bks under 400kg  FR and AA from €190 upwards with the good continental bks selling from €2.30 up to €2.80 per kg with some pushing up close to €3 per kg and similar prices got for the bks between 400kg and 500kg with a very strong demand for those 400kg to 440kg continental bks.

 

Beef and forward type hfrs selling from €720 up to €1040 with the kg with a very lively demand for those continental LM and CH type hfrs. Store hfrs selling from €2 per kg for the for the HE and AA up to €2.40 to €2.80 per kg for the continentals with some U grade type calves pushing up to €3 per kg.

 

Cull cows no great change feeing cows FR from €150 with the kg with the continental cows making from €300 to €600 with the kg for feeding types with the heavier cows all out to a tops of €950 with the kg today.

 

FR calves selling from €80 to €120 for the shipping calves with some HE and AA hfrs from €120 up to €220 with the HE and AA bulls all out to a tops of €300 and some continentals pushing up to €370 today for bulls.

 

Overall a smaller sale but trade still holding steady as we have seen for the last number of weeks with a very active demand for quality cattle.