Tullow Mart report Cattle Sale Friday 17th February 2017
Trade remains steady with store cattle improved by €20 per head.
Beef/forward bullocks sold from €750 to €960 with the kg.
Store bullocks lively trade selling from €1.80 to €2 per kg for FR types with up to €2.75 per kg given for the shapely 380kg to 420kg types. Most continentals sold from €2.25 to €2.40. 435kg €1130 or €2.60 per kg. 440kg €1210 or €2.75 per kg. 8 HE bks 11 months old 380kg €865 or €2.28 per kg.
Store heifers sold from €700 to €920 with the kg. 470kg €1220 or €2.60 per kg.
Weanling bulls. Farmer trade selling from €2.10 to €2.60 majority €2.20 to €2.35 per kg. 520kg €1310 or €2.52 per kg.
Weanling heifers sold from €2.20 to €2.55 per kg.
Cull cows sold from €2.20 to €2.45 per kg.
Sucklers. FR types from €120 with the kg while continental types sold up to €820 with kg.
In calf heifers €1220 to €1420. In calf cows €980 to €1300
Brisk trade for calves with both exporters and farmers competing around the ring.
FR bulls shipping calves €65 to €100
FR bulls stronger calves €90 to €160.
LM hfrs €300 to €380
LM bulls €320 to €410
AA & HE hfrs & bulls €160 to €280
Tullow mart report Friday 10th February 2017.
Trade remains steady with stores continuing to set the pace.
Beef/forward bullocks sold from €1.95 to €2.20 per kg with noticeable demand for the fleshy cattle. 1 CH bk 680kg to €1500.
Store bullocks sold briskly from €1.80 for FR types up to €2.75 with majority selling €2.20 to €2.50. 2 LM BKS 350kg €955.
Beef/forward heifers sold from €1.90 to €2.22 with heifers ranging from 550kg to 650kg in demand.
Store heifers selling from €2 per kg up to €2.65 with lots of custom for 380kg to 450kg hfrs.
Weanling bulls sold from €2.20 to €2.50. 1 LM bull 505kg making €1280.
Cull cows FR types sold from €150 with kg while younger continental cows sold up to €600 with kg.
In-calf cows sold from €950 to €1350
Mart report Show & Sale of Beef & Store Heifers & Cows Friday 3rd February 2017
Trade could be described as being electric with factory and butcher agents bidding vigorously for the exceptional high quality of heifers on offer. Many noted that the prices live per kg did not resemble the poor prices offered by the factories over the past number of weeks.
Beef and butcher heifers sold from €750 to €1100 with the kg or from €2.20 to €2.50 per kg 2 LM heifers 620kg €1520 with one exceptional BB heifer 640kg making €1870 or €2.92 per kg. 1 LM heifer 750kg making €1870 or €2.50 per kg
Cul cows once again beef was in demand in this section with feeding cows selling from €300 to €600 with the kg with the heavier fleshy cows selling up to €1000 with the kg 1 BB cow 995kg making €1860 or €1.87per kg while a BB cow 985kg €2460 or €2.50 per kg
Store heifers forward stores sold from €650 to €1000 with the kg. 3 red LM 650kg making €1650 or €2.54 per kg. 1 BB 655KG making €1660 while 1 red LM heifer 480kg making €1170. Lighter store heifers also sold to a farmer demand with prices ranging from €300 to €820 with the kg. 1 CH heifer 490kg making €1205 or €2.46 per kg 4 red LM heifers 465kg making €1270 or €2.74 per kg
Weanling heifers sold from €2.20 to €2.80 per kg while €3.20 per kg was given for the exceptional blue type heifer 440kg making €1410 430kg BB heifers making €1376
Prize Winners Show & Sale of Beef & Store Heifers & Cows Friday 3RD February 2017
1ST P J Farrell, Moylisha, Coolkenno, Tullow, Co. Carlow 985kg €2460
2nd Owen O’Neill, Coolnacuppogue, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow. 935kg €1840
3rd Desmond Greene, Hazelwood, Murrintown, Co. Wexford. 805kg €1690
1ST Frank Buggie, Ballyrider, Stradbally, Co. Laois. 750kg €1760
2nd Frank Buggie, Ballyrider, Stradbally, Co. Laois. 678kg €1570
1ST Joseph Lacey Jnr, Luggacurran, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 760kg €2360
2nd Ita & Andrew Kinsella, Johnstown, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow. 750kg €1870
3rd Joseph Lacey Jnr, Luggacurran, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 760kg €2350
1ST Ita & Andrew Kinsella, Johnstown, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow. 650kg €1640
2nd Ita & Andrew Kinsella Johnstown, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow. 622kg €1490
3rd Thomas Driver, Tourboy, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow. 465kg €1270
1ST Joseph Lacey Jnr, Luggacurran, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 655kg €1660
2nd Ken Tyner, Raheenakit, Shillelagh, Co. Wicklow. 555kg €1350
1ST David Richardson, Aghade, Kilbride, Co. Carlow. 405kg €990
2nd David Rothwell, Clonmullen, Bunclody, Co. Wexford. NS
3RD David Richardson, Aghade, Kilbride, Co. Carlow. 345kg €910
Show & Sale of Beef & Store Bullocks Friday 27th January 2017
Beef met with a blazing trade as all factories agents bit up vigorously. Store cattle held the pace also with strong demand for the forward types.
Beef/forward bullocks sold from €720 to €1000 with the kg or €1650 to €2050 with supreme champion 830kg €2300 or €2.77 per kg.
Store bullocks sold to a tremendous trad from €1.90 for FR types up to €2.80 per kg or from €300 to €1000 with the kg. 8 forward bks 725kg making €1700, 1 BB bk 660kg making €1600, 1 bk 775kg making €1870, 1 bk 455kg making €1120.
Weanling bulls sold to a demanding trade with exporters and farmers clashing at ring side. Bulls sold from €2.20 to €2.75 per kg for the feeding types with up to €3 for the exporting types. 1 LM bull 460kg €1160, 4 LM bulls 430kg €1160 , 1 SI bull 480kg €1200
Prize Winners Show & Sale of Beef & Store Bullocks Friday 27th January 2017
1st James Lennon, Ballytiglea, Borris, Co. Carlow. 672kg €1440
1st Derry Rothwell, Greenhall, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow. 830kg €2300
2nd Helena M Fitzgerald, Cashill, Pilltown, Co. Kilkenny NS
3rd Michael J Patterson, Carrigeen, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow. 670kg €1650
1st Robert Dobson, The Rocks, Stradbally, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 715kg €1640
2nd Robert Dobson, The Rocks, Stradbally, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 685kg €1570
3rd Martin Kavanagh, Coshill, Borris, Co. Carlow. 652kg €1420
1ST William Burgess, Lisnavagh, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. 410kg €990
2nd Michael Fagan, Craanmore, Kildavin, Bunclody, Co. Wexford. 456kg €900
1st Derry Rothwell, Greenhall, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow. 775kg €1870
2nd Robert Dobson, The Rocks, Stradbally, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 660kg €1600
3rd Noel Kelly, Williamstown, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. 595kg €1480
1st Douglas Murray, Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow. 460kg €1180
2nd Douglas Murray, Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow. 470kg €1230