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Weekly Cattle Prices 6th March

Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members.

Markets strong. Factories paying above quotes. Steer base €5.05/5.15/kg. Heifer base €5.10/5.20kg. Young Bulls R/U €5.10/5.40/kg. Higher prices for larger and specialised lots. Cows €4.00/€4.80/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.


Dawn Slane505/510510/515420-480
Kepak Athleague505/510510/515420-460
Moyvalley Meats505510/515400-450
Euro Farm Foods505510420-480
Liffey Meats505/510510/515420-480
Slaney Foods505/510510/515420-470
Kepak Kilbeggan505/510510/515420-480
Dawn Ballyhaunis500510390-450
Foyle Meats *incl 10c 300 – 400kg515520410-430
Ashbourne Meats505510420-480
Meadowmeats Rathdowney505510420-460
Charleville Foods505505/510420-460
Kepak Watergrasshill505505/510420-460
ABP Bandon505505/510420-460
ABP Cahir505505/510420-460
ABP Waterford505505/510420-460
Dawn Grannagh505505/510420-460
ABP Nenagh505505/510420-460

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

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