• Date: 22/02/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

22/02/2019 - Tullow Cattle Mart Report

Tullow mart report Friday 22nd February 2019.

Monthly continental sale including weanlings in conjunction with the weekly cattle sale met with an honest and steady trade with improvement again this week to be reported for the good continental type stores with the beef cattle no less than last week and we also saw a nice demand for those lighter hfrs and store bks.

The heavier beef and forward type bks selling from FR selling from €600 up to €950 with the kg while we saw the lighter store bks selling a very active trade for those good continental type bks €2.20 to €2.40 per kg with many around 350kg to 500kg with some exceptional ones pushing up to €2.60 to €2.70 per kg for the lighter ones.  The beef and forward type hfrs very honest steady trade for the last number of weeks selling from €700 up to €920 today with the kg with a very noticeable demand for the beef type continental hfrs while we saw the forward store type hfrs continentals from €2.10 to €2.35 per kg with some lighter store hfrs selling anything from €2.20 up to €2.50 per kg with some exceptions breaking up to €2.70 per kg.

We did note we had a nice selection of bulls on offer those good continental type bulls selling anything from €2.30 to €2.60 per kg with some E and U grade types up at €3 while we also saw in the cul cow ring an improved trade for cows today and a larger sale of cows on offer those FR cows fresh out of the parlour well fleshed selling €20 under the kg up to €150 with the kg with some heavier continental FR type cows up to €300 with the kg. Continental cows selling from €200 with the kg up to €650 with the kg for the heavier type cows.

A larger sale of calves today with those FR calves young calves 10 to 14 days selling from €10 up to €40 with the strong calves over 14 days and up to 3 weeks old from FR bulls selling from €70 up to €115 with some stronger reared calves pushing up to €175 and €180 for the FR. Hfr HE and AA selling from €100 up to €230 with some HE and AA bulls up to €270 and €280 with one very strong AA bull making €320 while we saw continental bulls selling from €250 up to €400 today depending on age. Very lively trade in the calf shed for those strong 14 day to 3 week old calves.


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