• Date: 05/01/2018
  • Type: Cattle

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

05/01/2018 - Tullow Cattle Mart Report

Opening cattle sale for 2018 met with a good lively trade with a noticed demand for the forward type stores and the beef type cattle.

Forward bullocks over 550kg FR selling from €1100 up to €2.20 given for the good CH and LM types.1 bk 585kg making €1450 1 bk 600kg making €1520. The lighter store bullocks over 400kg good farmer demand around the ring selling from a base of €2 per kg for the HE and AA types with the good LM pushing up to €2.50 and €2.60 per kg. 1 bk 420kg making €1030 435kg making €1080 with 1 bk 480kg making €1220.

Equally noticed demand for the forward type heifers selling from €2 per kg up to €2.20 for those good LM and CH. 1 hfr 600kg making €1460 pair of heifers 595kg making €1580. Lots of farmer and feed custom for the lighter store heifers €2 per kg for the HE and AA up to €2.50 given for those good in spec LM and CH. 380KG making €950 372kg making 900 345kg making €840.


Lively cul cow trade especially for the fleshed FR type cows selling from €100 with the kg for the more aged type cow with the younger fitter FR type cows selling from €2.50 with the kg while the store continental type cows selling from €300 with the kg upwards and heavy cows making a very lively and demanding trade. 1 SI 820kg making €1700.


Good lively trade for the weanling bulls selling from €2.20 to €2.60 per kg with the weanling heifers meeting a similar trade from €2.20 to €2.50 per kg .


Full clearance in the calf ring with a noticed demand for FR type calves. Good square calves selling today from €120 up to €170 per head for FR calves.

Overall a full clearance in Tullow and to remind everyone we have a cattle sale again next Friday with the Fat Stok Show and Sale Friday 26th January for the males and Friday 2nd February for the Females. Entries now invited.

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