Tullow mart report Friday 19th July 2019.
Larger sale today in Tullow for the monthly continental and weanling sale with trade optimistic amongst a very difficult beef price.
Beef and forward type bks meeting with an honest and steady trade bearing in mind the beef price with those FR and AA selling from €580 up to a tops of €900 with the kg today for the continental type cattle with the forward type store bks the quick turning bks meeting a good lively trade from €2.10 to €2.40 per kg with some lighter bks very well made bks meeting a very strong demand. For example some LM 550kg making €1320 520kg making €1250 500kg making €1160 470kg making €1200. The lighter plainer FR types selling from €1.75 per kg with the HE and AA from €190 to €2.05 per kg and again the general run of those continental bks from €2.10 to €2.40 per kg.
Steady trade in the hfr ring for those beef type hfrs selling from €550 up to €€880 with the kg while we had some lighter store hfrs and those selling from €2 up to €2.35 per kg.
A large entry of cul cows for the day of the year and they selling anything from €100 with the kg for the aged FR types with the continental feeding type cows from €250 up to €400 with the kg with some heavy cows excelling the €1500 mark. 1 CH cow 800kg making €1560 and another continental cow 800kg making €1490.
In the calf ring a small entry of calves with the FR selling from €60 to €110 per head HE and AA hfrs from €100 upwards with the HE and AA bulls selling from €160 upwards with some continental hfrs and bulls selling from €200 up to a tops of €380 per head.
Next Friday we will have clients around the ring for those lighter type weanling bulls those 300kg to 340kg .