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Weekly Cattle Update 5th April

Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members.

Price up 5c/kg. Steer base €5.25/5.35/kg. Heifer base €5.30/5.40/kg. Young Bulls €5.10/5.60/kg. Higher prices for larger and specialised lots. Cows €4.50/€5.20/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 Slane525530450-500
Kepak Athleague520/525525/530450-490
Moyvalley Meats520525450-480
Euro Farm Foods525530450-500
ABP Clones525530450-500
Liffey Meats520/525525/530450-500
Slaney Foods525530450-500
Kepak Kilbeggan525530450-500
Dawn Ballyhaunis520530460-500
Foyle Meats *incl 10c 300 – 400kg535540445-495
Ashbourne Meats525530450-500
Meadowmeats Rathdowney525530450-490
Charleville Foods525525450-480
Kepak Watergrasshill525525450-480
ABP Bandon525525450-480
ABP Cahir525525450-480
ABP Waterford525525450-480
Dawn Grannagh525525450-480
ABP Nenagh525525450-480

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

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