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Weekly Cattle Prices 20th March

Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members.

Strong demand. Factories paying above quotes. Steer base €5.15/5.25/kg. Heifer base €5.20/5.30kg. Young Bulls R/U €5.10/5.50/kg. Higher prices for larger and specialised lots. Cows €4.10/€4.90/kg. In-spec bonus 20c/kg for under 30 months and 8c/kg for 30 to 36 months. 12c/kg bonus for under 30 month steers and heifers grading O- and those with a fat class of 4+ that meet all other in spec criteria.


Dawn Slane515520420-480
Kepak Athleague515520430-460
Moyvalley Meats510515410-450
Euro Farm Foods515520420-480
Liffey Meats515520420-480
Slaney Foods515520420-470
Kepak Kilbeggan515520420-480
Dawn Ballyhaunis505/510515/520390-470
Foyle Meats *incl 10c 300 – 400kg525530410-450
Ashbourne Meats515520420-480
Meadowmeats Rathdowney510/515515/520420-460
Charleville Foods510/515515/520420-460
Kepak Watergrasshill510/515515/520420-460
ABP Bandon510/515515/520420-460
ABP Cahir510/515515/520420-460
ABP Waterford510/515515/520420-460
Dawn Grannagh510/515515/520420-460
ABP Nenagh510/515515/520420-460

Farmers should insist on payment on the day for their cattle.

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