Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Price of Fat Cattle.

asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will state the average price per cwt. live weight of fat cattle in the Dublin market on Thursday, the 21st January, 1937, and on the corresponding dates in the years 1931 to 1936.

Dr. Ryan

The average prices per cwt. live weight of fat cattle at the Dublin market on 21st January, 1937, and on the corresponding dates in the years 1936, 1935, 1934, 1933, 1932 and 1931, as published by the Department of Industry and Commerce, were as follows:—21st January, 1937, 24/3; 23rd January, 1936, 22/3; 24th January, 1935, 23/6; 18th January, 1934, 21/6; 19th January, 1933, 32/6; 21st January, 1932, 38/-; 22nd January, 1931, 41/-.