- Town: Tullow (Co. Carlow)
- Address: Tullow Livestock Sales Ltd
- Webpage: Tullow Mart
25/01/2019 - Tullow annual fat stock show and sale of bullocks Report
The annual fat stock show and sale of bullocks was held today Friday 25th January 2019 with a very positive trade to be reported throughout the day and one would say a ray of encouraging light amongst the doom and gloom that we have seen of late.
Very lively trade here for beef type bullocks with plenty of customers with prices in excess of €1200 with kg they being 2 CH bks 800kg making €1950, 1 CH bk 930kg making €2130 with the majority of these beef cattle selling from €800 to €1000 with the kg.
The good forward type store bks over 500kg a very lively demand with feeder customers and farmers with prices in excess of up to €2.30 per kg given for continental type bks with a very lively trade for those well presented LM CH type bks selling anything from €650 up to a tops of €900 with the kg for the continental type bks and some plainer FR type bks selling from €1.85 up to €2.05 given for HE and AA types. The lighter store bk under 500kg again very active trade from the grass men who are starting to appear around the ring with the HE and AA selling from €1.90 to €2.05 with the continental type bks selling from €2 for the plainer LM CH type up to €2.45 and €2.50 per kg given in some instances.
A lot of shipping activity in the weanling bull class for the correct type bull with a good farmer trade to follow up for the good R grade bull and they selling in the region from €2.20 to €2.60 per kg for the R and plainer U grade types with some exceptional E and U grade bulls up to €3 per kg today.
Overall a very lively trade and a full clearance more or less across the board in all classes and we would like to send a huge word of thanks to all our sponsors and congratulation to all the prize winners and look forward to the female show and sale next Friday 1st February.
Show & Sale of Beef & Store Bullocks Friday 25th January 2018
Best group of 2 or more continental factory type bullocks.
1 Patrick Nolan, P.O Grangeford, Bennekerry, Carlow. 675kg €1600
2 Patrick Nolan, P.O. Grangeford, Bennekerry, Carlow. 825kg €1830
3 Patrick Nolan, P.O. Grangeford, Bennekerry, Carlow. 753kg €1700
Best continental factory type bullock.
1 Peter Hynes, Liselican, Borris, Co. Carlow. 765kg €1940
2 Patrick Nolan, P.O. Grangeford, Bennekerr;y, Carlow. 680kg €1650
3 Peter Hynes, Liselican, Borris, Co. Carlow. 915kg €2100
Best group of 2 or more store bullocks over 500kg.
1 Ita & Andrew Kinsella, Johnstown, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow. 710kg €1540
2 Ita & Andrew Kinsella, Johnstown, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow. 675kg €1470
3 John Joe & Shane Aughney, Roscatt, Rathoe, Co. Carlow. 593kg €1435
Best group of 2 or more store bullocks under 500kg.
1 Trevor Deacon, New Deerpark, Bunclody, Co. Wexford. 495kg €1120
2 William Burgess, Lisnavagh, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. 390kg €960
Best single continental store bullock.
1 Kilteale Livestock, Kilteale, Stradbally, Co. Laois. 435kg €1230
2 Kiletale Livestock, Kilteale, Stradbally, Co. Laois. 525kg €1330
3 Kilteale Livestock, Kilteale, Stradbally, Co. Laois. 460kg €1220
Best weanling bull.
1 Robert Moody, Ballyreaske, Donard, Co. Wicklow. 550kg €1200
2 Robert Moody, Ballyreaske, Donard, Co. Wicklow. 525kg €1100