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Weekly Cattle Prices 28th April

Suckler cattle in field

Prices rise, factories paying 5-10c/kg above quotes. Strong demand, numbers tight. Steer base €4.05/4.15/kg. Heifer base €4.10/4.20/kg. Higher deals for larger and specalised lots. Increased Breed Bonuses. Young Bulls R/U €4.00 – 4.30/kg. Cows €3.30/€3.80/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

Dawn Slane405410330-370
Kepak Athleague405410330-370
Moyvalley Meats405410330-370
Euro Farm Foods405410330-370
ABP Clones405410330-370
Liffey Meats405410330-370
Slaney Foods405/410410330-370
Kepak Kilbeggan405410330-370
Dawn Ballyhaunis405410330-370
Foyle Meats *incl 10c 300 – 400kg  415* 420*330 – 380*
Ashbourne Meats405410330-360
Meadowmeats Rathdowney405410330-360
Charleville Foods405410330-360
Kepak Watergrasshill405410330-360
ABP Bandon405410330-360
ABP Cahir405410330-360
ABP Waterford405410330-360
Dawn Grannagh405410330-360
ABP Nenagh405410330-360

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

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