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“Sheep numbers were up slightly on last week with the factory having a bearing on the live trade.”
“Trade held up very well; it was probably helped by the lovely fine weather which brought plenty of farmers around the ring.”
“The sale was enhanced trade-wise by the large numbers of purchasers” - McGuire
“A fine sale of quality cattle on offer, accompanied by an equally fine day and an equally fine trade" - McGuire
“The high-quality of the stock on show resulted in a 100% clearance” – Tom McGuire
A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types, with up to €2.60/kg recorded. Heifers sold to €2.60/kg, weanling bulls hit €3.05/kg and dry cows realised €1.91/kg.
“On Wednesday, there were more than enough customers around for the numbers that were on show” – Tom McGuire
Heifers topped out at €1,600, while bullocks sold to €1,365. Moving to the sheep, store lambs made up to €121, ewe lambs hit €118 & fat ewes climbed to €112.