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Irish Independent - Farming - - BEEF RINGSIDE -

Noel Cor­co­ran re­ported that cat­tle prices were up by €40-50/hd as this very big sale saw the spring trade fi­nally take off in east Cork. Sam­ple prices in­clude €2.052.13/kg given for a 470-560kg Aberdeen An­gus with €2.30/kg clicked by a 450kg Charo­lais.The big turnout of calves saw Friesian bulls suit­able for ship­ping make from €130-480/hd. Other breeds in­cluded Here­ford bulls that sold from €300-350/ hd, while suit­able An­gus and Here­ford Heifers sold from €250-300/hd.

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