02 Oct 2017
CATTLE PRICES REMAIN FIRMCattle
IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle prices remain stable with higher prices being offered for larger lots.
He said the base price for steers in general is €3.80/kg and €3.90/kg for heifers. He said some prices of €3.85 and €3.95 are on offer and especially more common for heifers.
Angus Woods said demand remains strong with factories anxious to get numbers.
The IFA Livestock Chair said bulls are making from €3.80/kg for R grades and €3.90/kg for Us with some top prices of €4.00/kg paid.
Cows are ranging from €3.15 to tops of €3.65/kg.