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Pay farmers on the day for cattle, says IFA

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Buyers should pay farmers on the day for their cattle, says the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). Sharing the latest prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA members, sales per kilogram in general are slightly down for the week of 22 June, 2022 compared to the week of 15 June, 2022.

22 June, 2022

Steer base €5.10/5.20/kg. Heifer base €5.15/5.25/kg. Young bulls R/U €5.00/5.40/kg. Higher prices and flat deals for larger and specialised lots. Cows €4.60/€5.10/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.

15 June, 2022

Steer base €5.20/5.30/kg. Heifer base €5.25/5.35/kg. Young bulls R/U €5.20/5.50/kg. Higher prices and flat deals for larger and specialised lots. Cows €4.70/€5.10/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.

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