GVM Mart

It’s been a strong week for marts across the country as feedlot buyers and factory agents were actively seeking forward cattle and cattle fit for slaughter.

This gave a lift to heavier cattle prices across both bullock and heifer categories.

The September and October rush has now calmed with notable decreases in numbers in the last couple of weeks.

In the bullock category, top end heavy bullocks came over 600kg came in at €2.83/kg.

Heifer Prices

Average quality heifers in the same weight bracket came in at €2.53/kg, with poorer quality dairy crosses moving around the €2/kg.

Weanling Prices

In the weanling rings, average quality bull weanlings came in at €2.82/kg.

Weanling heifer

The weanling heifer trade remained steady with 300kg – 400kg weights coming in at €2.70/kg

The September and October rush has now calmed with notable decreases in numbers in the last couple of weeks.

 

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