There was an improvement in trade this week for the larger entry of stock on offer.
Fat Cows peaked at €2620 for 865kgs - with strong demand for all cows, especially well fleshed animals.
Forward cattle also met a brisk trade with quality lots selling from €1400 to €1500 over the weight
and regularly up to and over €3/kg. Medium weights also sold well on the day from €2.60/kg to €3.40/kg.
With more farmers around the ring, lighter weights were highly sought after
leading to an improvement in the price paid in previous weeks, selling from €2.60/kg to €3.50/kg.
FR cattle sold from €1.60/kg to €2.10/kg for lighter weights while heavier FR cattle sold from €2.20/kg to €2.40/kg.
AA cattle sold from €2.30/kg to €2.80/kg.
Bulls/Bullocks sold from €2.20/kg to €3.40/kg
Heifers sold from €2.30/kg to €3.50/kg
Fat Cows sold from €700/head to €2620/head
Top Class Bulls over 600kgs - €920 to €1525 over the weight
Beef Bullocks - €825 to €1265 over the weight
Store Bullocks - €400 to €980 over the weight
Beef Heifers - €635 to €1440 over the weight
Store Heifers - €350 to €845 over the weight
Sheep Sale every Monday at 11 a.m.
Cattle Sale every Thursday at 11 a.m.
Sales also available via MartBids App
PSRA Licence No: 001089