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“The quality of suckler stock on offer was poor overall, while trade for the average bull a bit easier”
An update from the Biological Farming Conference in Tullamore; purchasing woodchip to save straw and preparing cattle for housing.
Heifers topped out at €1,420; weanling heifers sold to €975; weanling bulls peaked at €1,185; stock bulls pushed up to €1,700; dairy stock fetched up to €1,100 & dry cows realised €1,730.
Lorraine Moffitt (16) is a fifth-year student that hails from a dairy, beef, suckler & sheep farm. She enjoys attending Manorhamilton Livestock Sales.
Animal Science - Equine graduate Slany Sheridan (21), Ballinagh, Co. Cavan runs a dairy & pig farm with her father and brother. She hopes to work in the agri-food sector in the future.
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Pics & Prices: Overall, 75% of the sixty pedigree registered Charolais heifers on offer sold to an average of €3,280