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Cattle numbers were "unusually big for the time of year", according to the mart manager.
"If anything the trade was better than last week with plenty of quality stores around, and plenty of customers to bid for them.”
“Trade was vibrant throughout the day.”
Dry cows reached a top price of €1,880
Buyers and sellers were allowed into the ring for the first time under new COVID-19 regulations.
“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”
“Sheep numbers were up again on last week with the trade holding firm."
“Sheep numbers were up slightly with prices remaining similar to the previous weeks.”
“A big sheep sale for the sale of the year with the trade almost identical to the previous week"
“Again, there were plenty of customers around the ring to bid for stock" - McGuire
Trade was similar to previous week, as quality remains king
“Trade is remaining reasonably positive" - McGuire
Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire
“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire
Light to forward stores were a steady trade, according to McGuire
“A much bigger sale with a very obvious increase in demand all-round” - McGuire
“Despite the continuing difficulties with farming, there was a 100% clearance” - McGuire