'Plenty of demand' for quality stores at Ballinrobe

Cattle numbers were "unusually big for the time of year", according to the mart manager.

Dry cows reach €1,320 at Ballinrobe

"If anything the trade was better than last week with plenty of quality stores around, and plenty of customers to bid for them.”

Online and ringside buyers active at Ballinrobe

“Trade was vibrant throughout the day.”

Weanling bulls fetch €2.62/kg at Ballinrobe

Buyers and sellers were allowed into the ring for the first time under new COVID-19 regulations.

Fewer customers at Ballinrobe due to Covid-19

“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”

Trade holds firm at Ballinrobe despite Covid-19 concerns

“Sheep numbers were up again on last week with the trade holding firm."

Steady numbers at Ballinrobe

“Sheep numbers were up slightly with prices remaining similar to the previous weeks.”

Dry cows sell to €1,615 at Ballinrobe

“A big sheep sale for the sale of the year with the trade almost identical to the previous week"

Demand outstrips supply at Ballinrobe

“Again, there were plenty of customers around the ring to bid for stock" - McGuire

Numbers start to fall at Ballinrobe

Trade was similar to previous week, as quality remains king

Improved trade for light stores at Ballinrobe

“Trade is remaining reasonably positive" - McGuire

Heavy and plain cattle a tough sell at Ballinrobe

Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire

Cull cows reach €1,560 at Ballinrobe

“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire

Stronger cattle a harder sell at Ballinrobe

Light to forward stores were a steady trade, according to McGuire

Dry cows reach €1,335 at Ballinrobe

“A much bigger sale with a very obvious increase in demand all-round” - McGuire

Heifers reach €1,400 at Ballinrobe

“Despite the continuing difficulties with farming, there was a 100% clearance” - McGuire

2,000 sheep on offer at Ballinrobe

'With a huge amount of customers around, there was up in a 100 % clearance'