There were a good number of Heifer and Bull Weanlings on offer at the weekly Tuesday Sales. The sale also included suck calves and Suckler Cows. The trade for all stock remains strong with plenty of customers. suck calves sample prices: Friesian Bulls €195, Simmental Heifers, €380 to €400,
AA Heifers €370. Suckler Cows sample Prices: 4th Calf B.B. Cow in calf to P.B. Char Bull due end of April €1730, Red Simm Cow with Char Heifer calf at foot €1650, Black Lim Cow with Red Lim Heifer calf at foot €1600, Sim. X Cow with Char Heifer calf at foot, €1500
Black Hereford Cow with Char Heifer calf at foot €1300. Bull weanlings made from €520 to €930 over.
Sample Prices: Simm 375 kgs €1100, Lim 335 kgs €995, AA 555 kgs €1420, Char 340 kgs €930, Char 410 kgs €1340. Heifer weanlings made from €560 to €890 over. Sample Prices: B.B 410 kgs €1300, Red Simm. 290 kgs €865, Char 370 kgs €990, Black Lim 350 kgs €890, B.B. 330 kgs €1100.
The lively trade continued On Friday 30th March for Bullocks, Heifers and Dry Cows. There were a large number of excellent quality heifers on offer at the Special Cont.X. Heifer sale - bidding was strong resulting in premium prices. There was a good entry of quality bullocks on offer with a plentiful supply of customers and a good trade for all types Dry Cow numbers were slightly up on the previous week with prices similar.
Dry cows prices from €885 to 1645 per head. Sample Prices: BL Lim 820 kgs €1645, Red Simm 740 kgs €1470, Char 820 kgs €1485, Red Hereford 780 kgs €1350, Red Lim 575 kgs €1300, Shorthorn 610 kgs €1000, AA 565 kgs €1080. Heifer prices from €475 to €995 over. Sample Prices: Char 675 kgs €1650, Red Lim 650 kgs €1500, Char 650 kgs €1545, Red Lim 555 kgs €1380, Bl Lim 470 kgs €1170, Char 290 kgs €840, Hereford X 335 kgs €920, 3 Belgian Blue 403 kgs €1095. Bullock prices from €605 to €1145 over. Sample Prices 2 Char 540 kgs €1600, Simm 585 kgs €1560, B.B. 685 kgs 1560, A.A. 575 kgs €1480, Char 480 kgs €1480, 3 Char 380 kgs €1300.
The dairy sale held on Saturday last was very successful with a full clearance of all lots. The sale included Friesian Heifers some that had calved and others in calf to a P.B. A.A. Bull. There was also a number of 2nd, 3rd and 4th Calf Cows on offer at the sale. Sample prices:1st Calved Heifers made from €1600 to €2100 per head; 1st Calf Heifers in calf to an A.A. Bull due mid to end of April made from €1400 to €1680.; 1st Calf Heifer in calf to AI Friesian Bull due 14th May made €1240; 1st Calf Heifer in calf to AI Jersey Bull due 30th April made €1340; 3rd Calf Cow calved 14/03/12 made €2000; 5th Calf Cow calved 13/02/12 made €1730.
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Issue dated: 06 April 2012
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