Tullow
  • Date: 08/02/2019
  • Type: Cattle

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

08/02/2019 - Tullow Cattle Mart Report

Tullow mart report Friday 8th February 2019.

Trade remains positive today in Tullow with plenty of demand around the ring for the forward type stores and beef while we saw a number of farmer type customers starting to show some interest around the ring for the lighter store type cattle.

FR cul cows sold in the region from €1 per kg up to €250 with the kg for some of the heavier fleshed type FR with the continental cows a little easier this week. Feeding type cows from €150 with the kg up to a tops today of €550 with the kg but overall a genuine selling trade for cows.

In the bullock ring the forward type store bks selling from €190 with the kg for the HE and AA up to €2.10 and €2.15 per kg given for some of the younger fit continental bks while we saw some of he FR bks selling from €1.70 per kg.

The lighter store continental bks over 400kg selling from €2 to €2.25 per kg with some exceptionally well bred cattle pushing up to €2.45 per kg with the lighter store bks under 400kg those FR selling from €150 to €200 with the kg while the good continentals selling from €2.10 up to €2.50 per kg.

The beef and forward type heifers HE and AA  sold from €1.85 to €1.90 up to €2.20 given for the good continental type beef heifers with the light plainer type stores HE and AA selling from €1.75 up to €2.40 given for good lively LM. One pen of 4 red LM heifers 375kg making €940 1 LM bk 575kg making €1320.

Very steady trade in the calf ring for the stronger shipping type calves selling from €50 up to €90 per head with some well reared FR calves upward  €120 , €140 while we saw some lighter FR type calves younger calves over 10 days selling from a base of €25 upwards. Continental calves hfrs from €210 up to €350 with one or two exceptional bulls pushing past the €350 mark with the HE and AA hfrs from €120 to €200 and some bulls up to €270 and €280.

We have a special entry of 25 suckler cows at 11am next Friday 15th February and our calf sale every Friday at 11:30am in ring 2 and calves and all types of cattle wanted for the sale.

 

 

Tullow Livestock Sales (2007) Ltd,

Barrack Street,

Tullow,

Co. Carlow.

Phone:   059 9151142

E mail:    sales@tullowmart.ie

Web:      www.tullowmart.ie

PSRA No: 002456

 

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