Heifers top out at €1,470 at Dowra

“Trade was similar to previous weeks with good quality lots meeting keen demand; plainer cattle proved harder sold."

'I have been involved with the breed from a young age'

Niall Lynch has been appointed as the Aberdeen-Angus YDP co-ordinator for Ireland.

Calves sell from €20 to €360 at Ballinasloe

“Bullock prices back a little at our cattle sale; heifers holding their own and cow prices up on previous weeks."

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The average yield is 3.3-litres/goat/day.

Fewer customers at Kilkenny

“Suggestions from the factories that beef quotes will be reduced in the coming week has helped to quell potential purchasers’ enthusiasm.”

Demand remains strong for quality stores at Castlerea

“The cow trade reported a good clearance while breeding stock attracted a lot of interest and calves and runners were a good trade also,"

Plainer lots more difficult to sell at Raphoe

“Plenty of bidders around the ring looking to purchase stock.”