Tullow mart report Friday 17th January 2020.
Larger sale today in Tullow with a very lively trade across the board with dry cows setting the trade.
The beef and forward bks today sold from €600 with the kg upwards of €980 with kg but a very noticeable demand for the beef bks. The continental stores over 500kg sold from €2 up to €2.20 per kg with some exceptional 520kg red LM and CH pushing upwards of €1250. Also noticed a very strong farmer demand for the lighter cattle both bks and hfrs. The lighter FR, HE, AA bks sold from €1.80 to €2.05 per kg with the continentals selling from €2.10 upwards of €2.30 for the majority again with some exceptional lots breaking €2.60 and €2.70 per kg.
Beef and forward hfrs sold from €630 up to €980 with the kg and a very strong demand for those in spec hfrs with the store hfr trade very lively selling from €2 for HE and AA upwards to €2.40 for the majority with some exceptional continental types making up to €2.70.
A very lively trade for the cul cows and a larger number of cows on offer. FR cows out of the parlour improved by €50 to €60 per head sold from €150 for the very aged lighter cow upwards with the younger fitter dairy cows from €200 with the kg and the fleshed dairy cow sold up to a tops of €350 with the kg or 725kg made €1100.
The younger continental cows a very lively trade for those forward store type cows. One exceptional price 700kg made €1380 but a very lively trade selling from €250 for the older lesser cow up to €600 with the kg for heavier type cows.
Upcoming Fat Stock Shows & Sales Bks Friday 24th January Hfrs Friday 31st January. Entries now being taken.
Tullow mart report Friday 10th January 2020.
Very positive and lively trade around the ring today in Tullow for the first
cattle sale of 2020. A smaller sale in numbers but yet very positive outlook for the store trade for the weeks ahead.
Beef and forward bks today selling from €600 up to €950 with the kg with a noticed demand for those young store bks north of 550kg. Store bks the lighter ones HE & AA from 350kg upwards selling from €2 up to €2.10 with the continentals pushing up to €2.10 to €€2.50 per kg with some more forward stores 450kg to 530kg of the continental type selling today from €2.10 up to €2.45 per kg.
Beef heifers selling from €750 up to €€980 with the kg and a very lively trade for the beef hfr with the store hfr HE and AA selling from €2 to €2.15 with the noticed demand there for those continental stores from €2.15 up to €2.50 per kg and especially for the 400kg to €430kg store hfrs.
FR cull cows and improved trade selling from €150 to €300 with the kg while the continental cows sold from €200 up to €650 with the kg and a lively demand around the ring for the store type cow and especially the store FR type cow.
In the calf ring the LM continental bulls selling from €250 up to €380 with continental hfrs from €180 up to €270. FR calves for shipping selling from €20 up to €55 with some strong calves from €60 up to €120 and HE and AA bulls from €140 up to €220 and HE and AA hfrs from €100 up to €210.
Fat Stock Show & Sale Males Friday 24th January Females Friday 31st January. Entries now invited.