Cattle Reports

Tullow Mart report Friday 6th September 2019.

Tullow mart had a very large sale today with over 380 head of cattle on offer and the trade positive for the beef types with the weanling sale having its own identity today starting at 2pm with exporters present and farmer custom around the ring. You could say that the trade opened up for this year as honest nevertheless not all out as dear as we would have seen this time 12 months ago but much water under the bridge.

Some prices the beef and forward type cattle sold today from €600 with the kg up to a tops of €950 and a good demand for those forward type store cattle with the continental bks selling from €2.10 to €2.50 per kg and the lighter weights making more per kg with the FR selling from €1.60 upwards and the HE and AA from €1.75 up to €2 per kg depending on flesh. In the hfr ring a good lively trade for the beef type hfrs from €650 up to €880 with the kg today while we saw the store hfrs selling from €1.95 to €2.30 per kg with some exceptional type stores up to €2.45 per kg with the HE and AA selling from €1.80 to €1.95 per kg.

Cull cows FR cows fresh out of the parlour selling from €100 with the kg with those continental store cows from €250 up to €600 with the kg today for beef type cows.

The Weanling Show & Sale with over 180 head of bulls and hfrs on offer the trade for those U grade types from €2.60 to €3 per kg for exceptional types while the majority of the feeding type bulls well made CH and LM selling from €2.20 to €2.45 per kg with some plainer bulls heavier types selling at €2 per kg and a strong clearance in the bulls. In the hfrs the lighter weanling type hfr from €2 to €2.20 per kg with some  of the more stronger type hfrs selling from €2.10 to €2.35 per kg with some E and U grade selling up to €3 per kg.

Just to remind everyone we have our Weanling Show and Sale for the bulls on Saturday 21st September and the Hfrs on Saturday 28th September. All stock must be entered for these Show & Sales.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 30th August 2019.

With over 250 cattle on offer today in Tullow the trade holding steady on last weeks prices especially for the quality continental type cattle with some beef and forward continental bks selling today from €195 for the more aged type lots of the stores upwards to €2.20 per kg with some of those beef cattle making up to €900 with the kg. In the lighter store bks the quality continental lots from €2.10 to €2.40 per kg with some of the HE and AA from €1.80 upwards with some FR types from €1.70 upwards.

The beef and forward type hfrs from €1.90 per kg for the agier types up to €2.15 per kg with some beef hfrs making up to €800 with the kg while we saw the good stores from €2.10 to €2.45 with the HE and AA from €1.90 upwards.

Cul FR cows from €100 with the kg with the continental cows selling from €300 up to €600 with the kg.

Just to remind everyone that next week we have our E & U Grade Weanling Show & Sale for both bulls and heifers and they have to be entered for this sale and also there is a special entry of 70 HE bks weighing from 420kg to €460kg in conjunction with the weekly cattle sale next Friday 6th September.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 23rd Augusst 2019.

A large sale in Tullow today for the monthly continental sale with over 260 cattle on offer. Trade would suggest to be positive amongst a very difficult beef trade with prices for the quality continental cattle meeting a very lively demand.

Beef and forward bks the FR type bks selling €500 with the kg up to a tops today of €920 with the kg for the very heavy forward continental type bks that being 1bk 750kg making €1620. In the store bk ring we hand an honest trade those plainer HE blacks selling from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg with some FR from €1.75 per kg while we saw a good lively trade for those well made R grade continental type bks with a bundle of CH bks 460kg making €1180 while we also saw 2 LM bks 415kg making €1050.

A very lively trade for the hfrs. The beef hfrs from €550 for the plainer HE types up to €900 with the kg for the continental type hfrs with the store hfrs the HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg depending on age with the continental hfrs selling from €2 upwards of €2.40 per kg and a very lively trade for those 350kg to 420kg with them meeting a strong demand.

In the cow ring we had FR cows anything from €100 with the kg for the FR type cow straight out of the parlour with the continental cows out to a tops today of €1450 but still a very steady trade for the store type cows selling from €300 up to €450 with the kg.

R grade type weanling bulls selling from €2.10 to €2.25 per kg with some stronger muscle bulls selling up to €2.50 and €2.60 per kg.

Just to remind everyone on Friday 6th September in conjunction with our weekly cattle sale we are holding an E and U grade weanling show & sale for both bulls and heifers. The cattle have to be pre entered for the show and sale and the sale will commence at approximately 2pm immediately after the cattle sale.