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“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."
Cull ewes met an excellent selling trade
Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.
“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn
Bullocks sold to €840 over, weanling bulls pushed up to €630 over and weanling heifers topped out at €615 over.
“Plainer cattle again proved very hard sold, plain bulls, in particular.”
Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.
Bullocks sold from €2.28/kg to €2.93/kg, while heifers made from €2.24/kg to €2.94/kg and cows fetched from €710 to €1,575.
Forward stores and beef-types generated the most interest
“There has been a slight fall-off in the quality of stock presented for sale.” – Egan
A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.
Some 1,000 entries passed through the ring, according to Tevlin.
Dry cows sold to €1,070, heifers climbed to €1,170 and bullocks topped out at €1,320.
“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”
“Exporters and farmer buyers creating plenty of completion.” - Candler
“Calves continue to improve with strong export and farmer demand.” – Quinn
Pictures & Prices: Cull cows made from €1,305, heifers reached €1,305, bull weanlings peaked at €1,340 and bullocks sold to €1,340.
Bullocks hit €1,020 over, heifers topped out at €920 over and cull cows reached €850 over.
“There was a good sized sale again with excellent stock on offer.”