Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members.
Factories paying 5-10c/kg above quotes. Steer base €4.55/4.65/kg. Heifer base €4.60/4.70/kg. Young Bulls R/U €4.75/5.00/kg. Higher prices for larger and specialised lots. Cows €3.80/€4.50/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.
FACTORY BASE QUOTES C/KG
|Euro Farm Foods||455/460||460/465||400-450|
|Foyle Meats *incl 10c 300 – 400kg||460||465||395-420|
Farmers should insist on payment on the day for their cattle.