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01/08/2021

Cattle prices remain firm says IFA

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IFA National Livestock Chairperson, Angus Woods, said cattle prices remain stable with higher prices being offered for larger lots.

He said the base price for steers in general is €3.80/kg and €3.90/kg for heifers with some prices of €3.85 and €3.95  on offer and especially more common for heifers.

Demand remains strong with factories anxious to get numbers. The IFA Livestock Chair said bulls are making from €3.80/kg for R grades and €3.90/kg for Us with some top prices of €4.00/kg paid.

Cows are ranging from €3.15 to tops of €3.65/kg.

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