There was an excellent show of cattle at Raphoe Mart
on Thursday 6th June. Fat cows sold up to €1510
for continental cows and €1150 for friesian cows.
Suckler pairings sold up to €2340 with quite a few
around the €2000 mark. Bullocks were in demand
with numbers on offer small while there was a
good entry of bulls.
Stronger lots 480 kgs to 600 kgs for further feeding
were slower to sell. Lighter lots were more in demand
with farmers more active for these.
Heifers were in great demand with plenty of buyers
for both lighter weights and also forward stores.
Bulls/Bullocks sold from €1.80/kg to €2.70/kg
Heifers sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg
Fat cows sold from €620/head to €1510/head
Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €600 to €900 over
Beef bullocks - €600 to €750 over
Store bullocks - €400 to €615 over
Beef heifers - €500 to €850 over
Store heifers - €350 to €635 over
Dry cows - €620 to €1510 each
Sheep Sale every Monday at 11 a.m.
Cattle Sale every Thursday at 11 a.m.
PSRA Licence No: 001089