Fat cows selling from €650 to €1450 per head at Raphoe Mart

Sheep sale, Monday 26th April 2021: There was a good entry of sheep this week at Raphoe Mart with an excellent trade throughout for all on offer.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 12:14 pm

Spring lambs sold to a high of €188 for 49 kgs.

Spring lambs:

€120 to €140 for 35-40 kgs.

€140 to €160 for 40-45 kgs.

€160 to €188 for 45-52 kgs.

Hoggets sold from €100 to €170.

Ewes with one lamb sold from €150 to €210.

Ewes with two lambs sold from €200 to €365.

Fat ewes sold from €90 to €206.

Cattle sale, Thursday 29th April 2021: There was a large entry of cattle at Raphoe Mart again this week.

Quality forward stock still in great demand with farmer trade driving prices with factory agents and feedlot buyers very keen.

Medium weights also a lively trade with agents and farmers anxious to purchase for grazing and further feeding.

Lighter weights a sharp trade including Hereford and Aberdeen Angus bred cattle selling from €1.80/kg to €2.20/kg and continentals selling from €2.40/kg to €3/kg.

Bulls/bullocks sold from €2/kg to €2.80/kg.

Heifers sold from €2/kg to €2.90/kg.

Fat cows sold from €650/head to €1450/head.

Top class bulls over 600 kgs - €630 to €1190 over.

Beef bullocks - €600 to €710 over.

Store bullocks - €400 to €815 over.

Beef heifers - €600 to €1010 over.

Store heifers - €300 to €685 over.

Regular sales

Sheep sale every Monday at 11am.

Cattle sale every Thursday at 11am.