Tullow mart report Friday 21st June 2019.
Smaller sale today in Tullow with over 250 head of cattle on offer with trade somewhat harder than what we have seen in the last number of weeks but again this calm would be expected against a very weakening beef trade in the factories.
Beef and forward type FR cattle selling from €650 with the kg up to a tops of €920 with the kg with the store type cattle meeting a pleasantly lively trade with farmer custom around the ring. FR from €1.75 per kg up to €2.15 per kg for HE and AA with the continental bks anything from €2 up to €2.50 per kg.
Hfrs a settled trade no great change in last week for those beef type hfrs from €650 to €900 with the kg with the store hfrs HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.10 per kg with the continentals from €2 up to €2.40 per kg with some exceptional ones pushing the €2.70 mark.
Weanling bulls selling from €2.20 to €3 per kg.
FR cul cows from €100 with the kg up to €280 with the kg for the feeding type cows with the good continental cows anything from €300 for FR types up to a tops of €650 with the kg.
In the calf ring a very small sale with the FR calves selling from €80 to €140 with some HE and AA hfrs from €100 upwards to €280 for HE and AA bulls with a few continental bulls in excess of €300 but numbers really starting to dry up in this class