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Brisk trade at Roscommon’s second sale of 2020

“A good demand for all stock with the majority of lots getting sold.”

Good demand for forward store and factory-fit cattle at Kanturk

"We had an outstanding trade for a fine turnout of cattle at our sale."

Buyers ‘unable to fill their orders’ at Kilkenny

Small numbers created a fast selling, according to Candler

Friesian bulls sell from €30-€220 at Bandon

Some 250 lots were offered for sale

Dry cows set the trade at Tullow

Driver said that Friesian cows ‘out of the parlour’ improved by €50- €60/head.

Lambs up €1-€2/hd at Baltinglass

Coleman said that cast ewes were also dearer by €2-€4/head.

Bullocks up €20/hd at Ennis

“Trade was very satisfactory all-round.”

'Sharp' trade at Ballyjamesduff

Tevlin said that a good entry went under the hammer.

‘Much more positivity witnessed in all 3 rings’ – Egan

“The bullock ring noticed price increased this week, especially short-keep stock.”

Quality in-spec cattle the 'most sought after' at Raphoe

“More buyers present thinking about purchasing cattle for grazing.”

Small sale of cattle at Blessington

A spokesperson reported a “lively trade”.

Cull cows range from €1.01-€1.23/kg at Kilrush

“A small sale but a lively trade for what was on offer."

Friesian bull calves make from €40-€155 at Bandon

Dry cows clicked from €60 under to €210 over the kilo

Lambs peak at €123/head at Kilkenny

Candler said that trade was similar to the previous week.

‘Very positive’ weanling trade at Ennis

Exporters and farmers were active in the bull ring, while the heifer trade was dominated by farmers.

Good demand for cull cows at Kanturk – Scanlon

Over 300 cattle, including a small number of calves, went under the hammer.