• Date: 15/02/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle

  • Town: Tullow (Co. Carlow)
  • Address: Tullow Livestock Sales Ltd. Barrack Street, Tullow, Co. Carlow.
  • Webpage: Tullow Mart

15/02/2019 - Tullow Cattle Mart Report

Tullow mart report Friday 15th February 2019.

Steady trade today in Tullow with prices marginally improving again on last weeks trade especially for the forward type store cattle.

Beef and forward bullocks today selling from €650 to €950 with some exceptional lots up to €1000 with the kg for the heavier beef type cattle while we saw those HE and AA selling from €1.80 to €2 with the FR pushing from €1.70.

The beef and forward store hfrs again a very lively trade here for those forward cattle with plenty of farmer and factory agent around the ring selling in the region from €600 to €950 with the kg with a very lively trade for those AA and HE hfrs from €1.85 to €2 per kg while we saw the good LM and Continental forward type hfrs pushing up to €2.10 and €2.25 per kg.

The lighter store bks there was smart LM type bks presented selling anything from €2.50 even up close to €3 for some of those lighter bks around 300kg while we saw he lighter hfrs equally meeting a very lively trade selling from €2.30 up to €2.70 per kg.

FR cul cows selling today from €1 per kg up to €1.40 per kg for the feeding type cows out of the parlour with the fitter fleshier cows up to €300 and €320 with the kg for the FR types and the continental cows sold from €200 to €550 with the kg for the heavier type cows.

The calf trade buoyant with good shipping activity around the ring however those calves aged between 10 to 14 days meeting a difficult trade as shippers are standing back a little bit on these calves as they cant ship until after 14 days they selling from €25 to €50 per head while the calves somewhat stronger over 14 days selling from €60 to €90 for the shipping calves with some of the very FR calves up to six weeks pushing out to a tops today of €150. HE and AA hfrs from €160 to €240 with HE and AA bulls up to €300 with a couple of exceptional continental bulls breaking the €400 mark.

Next week is our beef and continental sale for the month in conjunction with our weekly cattle sale. Calves wanted every Friday for calf sale at 11:30am.

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