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To calculate the weighted average price, the total value (€’s) of all the carcasses in a particular grade is divided by the total weight (Kg’s) of all the carcasses for that grade.

Average Prices    
2020 2019 2018  2017
Average Weights 2020 2019  2018  2017
Average Numbers 2020 2019  2018  2017

Further information can be obtained from Beef Classification Section, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Grattan Business Centre, Portlaoise, Co Laois. Tel: 057 869 4407.


5 X 5 Price Report 2020 2019

The prices in this table are the Weighted Average Prices for each Full Class for Cat A, B, C, D, E and Z. It should be noted that these prices are calculated using all subclasses for the particular grade.

For example, the price of an ‘R1’ is calculated by taking all carcasses in the following sub classes  R+1+, R+1=, R+1-, R=1+, R=1=, R=1-, R-1+, R-1= and R-1- and calculating the weighted average price.