Forward-store lambs up €3-€6/hd at Baltinglass

Cast ewes pushed from €80-€130, while ewes with lambs at foot sold from €145-€230.

€10-€50/hd for Friesian bull calves for export at Tullow

Driver reported “a lot of export activity” for calves and for Friesian cows.

Strong demand for weanling bulls at Castleisland

“Farmers were prepared to spend money on quality cows near calving.”

Bullocks back €20/head at Ennis

"Forward-type bullocks were scarce. Some great store heifers about and these were a very strong trade.”

Bullocks and cows improve at Ballinasloe

“Good trade at our cattle sale yesterday, with bullocks and cow prices up on previous weeks and heifers on par.”

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Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers active at Raphoe

“Top-quality cattle are in great demand with buyers to purchase these on a weekly basis."