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Bulls in the 350-450kgs bracket met with strong export demand
Farmers made their presence felt at the ringside
"Bull weanlings 200kg-350kg were plentiful and while not making big money, they averaged €2.35/kg"
A November-2018-born LMX - 395kg - €1,320 or €3.34/kg.
The LMX – weighing 500kg – made €2,200 or €1,720 over.
Heifers met a stronger trade than bullocks
Bullocks reach €1,275, heifers hit €1,390 and dry cows climbed to €1,545.
LM - 450kg reached €1350 or 3.00/kg,
"A good trade with prices holding up well because of the presence of some keen buyers.”
- ADDED6 mths ago
Heifers sold to €1,490, cull cows reached €1,665 and suckler pairings topped out at €1,750.
Some 1,200 entries went under the hammer, according to the mart.
Bullocks reached €1,690, while cull cows climbed to €1,800 and suckler pairings peaked at €1,900.
Over 1,200 lots went under the hammer; bullocks reached €1,830, while suckler teams peaked at €1,850, cull cows hit €1,520 and heifers topped out at €1,600.
Bullocks sold for up to €1,700, cull cows hit €1,665 and springers peaked at €1,410 at Saturday’s sale.
The sale-topping bullock – that made €955 over the kg – who sold by a farmer who recently appeared on Winning Streak. Springers reached €1,950 and up to €1,700 was forked out in the cull cow ring.