Calf report Friday 21st February 2020.
In the calf ring starting with the HE and AA hfrs from €90 up to €200 depending on quality with the HE and AA bulls from €120 up to €260 differential here on quality. Some continental bulls out to a tops of €380 and continental hfrs out to a tops of €350 but quality calves meeting a very strong demand. The FR shipping calves sold from €10 to €50 with some stronger FR 3wks plus selling up to a tops of €110 and a noted demand for those well fleshed FR calves that have drank plenty of milk.
Overall a very lively trade in Tullow. Large sale with numbers starting to expand and plenty of custom for both the store and forward type cattle and also a lot of export activity for calves and for FR cows
Tullow mart calf report Friday 14th February 2020
In the calf ring the largest calf sale of the Spring so far with the FR calves the lighter calves sold from €15 to €40 per head with the stronger FR with a bit of age and milk in them sold from €40 up to €80 and a lot of farmer custom around the ring for those stronger FR calves while we saw the HE and AA hfrs sold from €100 to €210 depending on quality and age with the HE and AA bulls sold from €150 to €270 depending on quality and age. The continental bulls today sold up to a tops of €375 per head.
Just to remind everyone that we have our monthly continental sale to include weanlings which will be penned and sold after the cattle in Ring 1 Friday 21st February and our weekly calf sale is at half 11:30am in ring 2 and a collection system is available for calves and for cull cows and all classes of cattle. Contact the office on 0599151142 or 0860350317 for pre entering on or before 4pm on the Thursday for all cattle except cows and calves
Calf sale Friday 7th February 2020
In the calf ring a larger selection of calves on offer. FR calves selling from €25 up to €80 for the shipping type calves with the heavier stronger FR bulls selling up to €110 per head. HE and AA hfr calves sold from €150 up to €220 and HE and AA bulls sold from €190 up to €310.
Just to remind everyone cattle have to be pre entered for the main cattle sale on or before Thursday at 4pm and the cull cows commencing on Friday morning at 10:30am and calves in Ring 2 at 11:30am and there is a collection service available for all cattle but especially for cull cows and calves.