Tullow mart report Friday 14th June 2019.
Large sale today in Tullow with over 400 head on offer and trade similar to last week couldn’t suggest any improvement but a good steady holding trade especially for the store type cattle.
Beef and forward bks FR selling from €1.70 up to €2.10 per kg for the very forward types with the majority of those 500kg to 550kg continental bks selling from €2.10 to €2.25 per kg. The lighter store bks a lot of farmer custom around the ring probably could suggest grass helping the trade here. Those HE and AA selling from €1.95 to €2.10 per kg with the good continentals from €2.10 up to €2.60 and even some well presented nice bits of red LM and CH making up to €2.85 and €2.90 per kg.
In the hfr ring a very lively trade for those in spec forward type hfrs selling from €600 to €950 with the kg for the beef type hfrs with the store hfrs HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.10 per kg with the continental hfrs from €2.10 upwards to €2.65 per kg especially for the lighter type hfrs and some of those exceeding €2.90 per kg for the well shaped u grade type hfr.
Cul cows no great change here holding a very firm trade. The FR type cows from €100 to €350 with the kg for the very well fleshed type FR cow with the heavier continental cows anything from €200 with the kg for the store type cows up to €700 with the kg today for very heavy well finished beef type cow.
Very small sale of calves with numbers starting to dry up for this season. FR shipping calves very lively trade for shippers from €100 to €150 per head with some lighter calves back to €50 per head for the FR type with the HE and AA hfrs from €120 to €210 HE and AA bulls from €150 to €260 with some continental bulls making €350 per head. Overall a decent lively trade with a lot of farmer custom around the ring.
Tullow mart report Friday 7th June 2019.
Another large sale in Tullow today with over 300 head of cattle on offer and the trade holding steady if anything it would be slightly improved for the quality forward store type cattle.
Beef and forward bks today those FR type bks selling from €500 with the kg up to a tops today of €1020 with the kg for the beef type cattle with plenty of those forward stores from €700 to €850 with the kg.
The lighter type bks the FR types from €1.65 to €1.80 per kg depending on quality with the HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.05 per kg with the continentals the plainer black LM from €2 up to a tops today of €2.80 per kg with the majority of those good coloured continentals from €2.20 to €2.50 per kg.
In the hfr ring a good demand for the beef type hfrs with a lot of butcher activity around the ring they selling from €600 to €950 with the kg with the store hfrs the HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.10 per kg maybe a little bit livelier here with the continental type hfrs selling from €2.10 up to a tops of €2.65 per kg today with the majority between €2.20 and €2.45.
Very lively trade for cul cows FR cows from €150 to €300 with the kg with the continental store type cows from €200 to €400 with the kg with the beef cows out to a tops of €650 with the kg today.
We had a smaller entry of calves with those FR calves suitable for exporting selling from €70 to €120 with the continental calves HE and AA hfrs from €150 to €220 with HE and AA bulls up to €300 with some continental bulls breaking the €330 mark but overall a full clearance in the calf shed and a good demand for the quality type calf.
Tullow mart report Friday 24th May 2019.
The monthly continental sale which included weanlings met with a very lively trade for those good continental type cattle.
Some forward bks and beef cattle selling from €650 for the more FR and AA plainer types up to a tops today of €1020 with the kg with some exceptionally strong prices for those good continental type cattle 500kg many of them pushing up to the €1300 and €1330 mark for cattle 520kg and 530.kg.
The lighter store bks plenty of farmer custom around the ring again for those type of cattle with those plainer HE and AA from €1.90 to €2.10 per kg with some FR from €1.70 to €1.80 per kg while we saw those good continentals from €2.20 up to €2.70 per kg with a very lively trade for those well made R and U type bks.
Beef and forward type hfrs from €700 to €950 with the kg with the store hfrs HE and AA selling anything from €2 to €2.15 per kg with the continentals selling from €2.10 up to a tops of €2.75 today with the majority fluctuating between €2.30 and €2.50 per kg.
Steady trade for cul cows for the last number of weeks FR from €100 to €200 with the kg out of the parlour. Feeding continental cows from €150 up to €400 with the kg with some heavy cows up to €650 with the kg.
Weanling bulls suitable for exporting selling from €2.65 up to €3 per kg with some plainer types selling from €2.40 up to €2.70 per kg.
Smaller sale in the calf ring but still meeting a good trade selling in the region of HE and AA hfrs from €100 up to €210 and HE and AA bulls from €160 up to €280 with some continental bulls up to a tops of €380 today and a very lively trade for all types of calves.
Tullow mart report Friday 10th May 2019.
Spring trade continues very evident in Tullow today with a very lively trade for all types especially for the forward continental type cattle.
Beef and forward continental type bks over 500kg selling today from €750 up to €1020 with the kg with a very lively trade for those continental types 550kg to 650kg.
Store bks over 400kg selling from €2 per kg for the HE and AA upwards with those good continentals up to €2.60 to €2.70 per kg with some lighter store bks under 400kg again the continentals a very lively trade her from €2.40 up to €2.80 for the majority with some of those very fancy bks out to €3 per kg.
A very lively trade also for the hfrs with those forward type hfrs selling from €600 up to €920 with the kg with the lighter store hfrs selling from €2 for the HE and AA upwards to €2.60 per kg for the well nice presented red LM and CH types.
Continental bulls selling from €2.40 to €2.70 per kg with some of the shipping type bulls passing €3 with the weanling hfrs from €2.20 to €2.70 per kg depending on quality.
Livelier trade for the cows today much improved by €50 to €60 per head with the FR from €150 up to €350 with the kg with the continental cows from €200 up to a tops of €850 with the kg and a very strong demand for those fleshed continental type cows.
Smaller sale in the calf ring with those shipping FR selling anything from €50 to €80 per head with some stronger FR calves up to €120 with some reared FR out to €180 while the HE and AA continental hfrs from €100 up to €230 depending on age and quality with the bulls up to €320 and some continental bulls out to a tops today of €380 with some continental hfrs reaching a top of €350 and some reared continentals HE and AA bulls selling from €260 up to €350 and HE and AA hfrs reared selling from €220 up to €300