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Quinn reported a “very strong” for quality continental lots and all classes of beef cattle.
“AA bullocks & heifers over 450kg in strong demand. All other classes steady at last week’s prices.”
Heavy cattle sold for up to €2,130, according to Quinn.
Beef bullocks hit €1,680, while heifers sold to €1,440 and calves peaked at €445.
"Prices fully maintained at last week’s levels"
A mart spokesperson reported strong demand for all classes.
A brisk trade led to a full clearance, according to David Quinn.
Quinn reported an excellent selling trade for all types leading to a full clearance.
€2,020 was forked out for a Limousin cow-heifer with a Limousin heifer calf at foot.
“Cattle sold for up to, and in excess of, €1000 over the kilo for very good quality heavy cattle”
“Our dearest cattle sale of recent times with small numbers with 500 cattle on offer.”
There was a strong trade for all types, according to David Quinn.
Up to €3.00/kg was forked out for well-conformed Belgian-Blue bull weanlings.
“Trade was better than expected for all types of livestock.”
“While the system is certainly no replacement for the live auction system, it did work.”
“The trade was very strong, similar to last week with excellent demand leading to a full clearance.”
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“In the calf ring, exporters were very active, along with a large number of farmer customers.”
Exporters were active for Friesian bull calves.