Tullow mart report Friday 29th June 2018.
With over 250 head of cattle on offer today in Tullow with the trade remaining steady for the forward type cattle with maybe the plainer forward types somewhat easier by €20 to €30 per head while we saw the quality store cattle blistering ahead still with farmer custom around the ring with the plainer lighter type stores maybe a little more resistance than we have seen for the last number of weeks.
Beef and forward type bks selling from €700 up to €980 with the kg with the lighter continental type bks selling from €2.30 per kg up to €2.80 kg with one bk making over €3 per kg and he being 420kg making €1300 while we saw some plainer types the HE and AA some struggling to make €2 per kg anything from €1.95 up to €20.15 per kg being got.
The lighter plainer type bks from 300kg upwards selling in the region of €2 per kg with some of those continentals pushing on strong close to €2.60 up to €2.90 per kg.
The beef and forward type hfrs selling from €700 up to €930 with the kg with the good quality CH and LM store type hfrs around the 400kg mark selling from €2.40 upwards to €2.85 per kg with some of the plainer lighter store HE and AA pushing from a base of €1.90 up to €2.15 per kg.
Cull cows a FR type cow from €150 with the kg for those good fleshed FR cows selling up to €350 and €400 with the kg while we saw the continental cows selling from €200 all the way up to a tops of €750 with the kg today.
FR shipping calves selling from €100 up to €150 per head and a strong demand for those shipping calves and some of the HE and AA hfrs selling from €100 all the way up to €270 today for HE and AA bulls