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How much was paid for sheep and calves?
“While the system is certainly no replacement for the live auction system, it did work.”
5 Jersey heifers made €62/head
- ADDED14 days ago
A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.
Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.
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Bullocks made up to €3.39/kg.
"Latex gloves have become a popular fashion accessory in the present difficult climate."
“Trade was very strong for quality cattle with plenty of grass buyers."
- ADDED17 days ago
30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112
“The improvement in the weather meant that there were men anxious for stock.”
Demand was strong for quality entries, according to a mart spokesperson.
“Heifers reported no change in prices or trade from last week."
"A difficult day trading in Kilkenny for all involved. Prices were not as buoyant as the last few weeks.
Stronger Friesian bull calves made €70 - €160/head.
“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”
Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.