Cattle Reports

Tullow mart report Friday 12th April 2019.

With over 700 head of cattle on offer today the trade remained strong and steady as we have seen for the last number of weeks and if anything we could call those grass cattle dearer by €20 to €30 in some instances.

Those beef and forward type bks selling from €600 up to €1050 with the kg. 2 SI bks 800kg making €1840. Store bks equally a good lively trade with the HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg with those good continentals selling from €2.10 up to €2.40 per kg with some lighter types under 400kg pushing up into the region of €2.70 per kg. 6 Salar type bks 440kg making €1240 4 CH bks 450kg making €1230. The lighter type FR bks selling from €1.75 to €1.90 per kg with the heavier FR from €1.60 up to €1.80 per kg.  In the hfr ring the beef and forward type hfrs selling from €550 with the kg for the plainer AA types up to €920 with the kg with the store hfrs a very lively trade for those grass type store hfrs 400kg to 450kg and they selling in the region from €2 up to €2.40 per kg for the majority with some exceptional lots there the lighter class hfrs up to €2.90 per kg.

Bull weanlings those shipping type calves from €2.75 to €3 per kg with some of the R grade type bulls selling from €2.20 to €2.40 for the coloured continental types with some of the black AA selling from €1.80 to €2.10 per kg.

Cul cows no great change those FR cows from €100 to €350 with the kg for the FR type cows with the continental cows anything from €150 for the older feeder types up to €600 with the kg for some of the heavier type beef cows.

Another good large sale in the calf ring with over 150 lots of calves on offer and the trade resembling something we have seen for the last number of weeks. Those FR calves selling from €30 to €70 for the shipping type calves with some stronger calves making up to €120 with some reared FR bulls up at €230 while we saw HE and AA hfrs selling from €80 to €200 HE and AA bulls from €120 to €240 with the continental hfrs selling from €120 for the black LM types up to €280 today for some BB continentals with the continental bulls selling from €200 up to €420.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 5th April 2019.

Trade steady on last week with no improvement to report.

Beef and forward type bks selling in the region for those FR types from €160 with the kg upwards up to a tops of €950 with the kg for those continental bks with store bks plenty of farmer custom around the ring those forward stores HE and AA from €1.90 to €2 per kg with those continentals from €2 up to €2.20 per kg for the heavier types and some of the lighter continentals bks pushing up to €2.60 and €2.70 per kg with a couple of lots red LM and yellow CH 300kg selling into €880 and €900.

In the heifer ring those good beef hfrs selling from €600 to €920 with the kg with the HE and AA store hfrs from €1.85 to €2 per kg with the continentals from €2 to €2.25 with some of the lighter continental hfrs up to €270 with the kg.

Cul cows no dearer than last week maybe a little easier in some cases with the FR from €100 to €250 with the kg depending on flesh with the continentals selling from €150 up to €300 with the kg for the store type cow with the heavier fleshed cows up to €800 with the kg.

An improved trade in the calf ring all calves up by €30 to €40 per head with those good strong shipping FR calves selling from €70 to €100 with some stronger reared FR up to €190 HE and AA hfrs selling from €90 for the weaker types up to €200 today with the HE and AA bulls from €120 upwards of €280 depending on quality and some of the continental bulls out to a tops of €380 with continental hfrs LM selling from €200 to €350.

 

Tullow mart report Friday 29th March 2019.

Another large sale today in Tullow with over 700 head of cattle on offer and the trade holding steady as we have seen for the last number of weeks.

Beef type bks selling from €650 up to €980 with the kg today for the continental types with the good store bks meeting a very brisk trade throughout the day for all weights. Bks over 500kg HE and AA selling from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg FR from €1.70 per kg while we saw the continentals pushing from €2.05 up to €2.20 per kg with a very strong demand for those LM CH types 500kg.

Lighter store bks again a brisk trade here the HE and AA from €1.95 to €2.10 per kg with the FR maybe from €1.50 upwards while we saw those good sharp continentals again selling in the region from €2 up €2.60 per kg with some exceptional young lighter bulls 330kg 340kg pushing up to the €3 per kg mark.

Beef hfrs from €650 to €900 with the kg today while the store hfrs those AA and HE selling from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg may be a little dearer her as we have seen in other weeks with the continental hfrs selling from €2 for the plainer types up to €2.60 for those good R grade 400kg type store hfr with some hfrs suitable for shipping braking the €3 per kg mark.

We also have a market there for those AA and continental type bulls and the AA type selling from €2.10 per kg with the continental bulls selling from €2.20 to €2.50 with some shipping bulls E and U grade types up to €3.

Cul cows no great change her €100 with the kg for the FR type cow fleshier cow FR type up to €300 with the continentals selling anything from €100 with the kg for those lighter store type cows up to €600 with the kg for the heavier fleshed type cows in excess of 800kg.

A smaller sale today in the calf ring but still a steady trade for those HE and AA type calves HE and AA hfrs from €70 to €150 with the bulls from €100 up to €220 while we saw the FR bulls lighter calves selling from €25 to €50 with those stronger FR type calves selling from €40 up to €110 with some calves making €130 for very strong six week old FR bulls.