Continental and Friesians bulls are being sought for export to Libya.
Purcell Brothers are purchasing 2,000 bulls – under 30-months and weighing between 200kgs-550kgs.
This particular consignment will depart the country early next month.
Since 1970, Purcell Brothers (Purcell) has shipped cattle and sheep from Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South America to countries such as Libya, Egypt, Iran, Algeria, Lebanon, England, Portugal, Spain, the Caribbean, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey and China.
Its livestock handling and shipping facilities are located 2-kilometres from Belview Port in Waterford.