Strong demand for beef and store cattle at Carnew

€2,020 was forked out for a Limousin cow-heifer with a Limousin heifer calf at foot.

VIDEO: Heavy beef cattle up €50-60/head at Carnew

“Cattle sold for up to, and in excess of, €1000 over the kilo for very good quality heavy cattle”

VIDEO: Dry cows up €50-€60/hd at Carnew

“Our dearest cattle sale of recent times with small numbers with 500 cattle on offer.”

Spring lambs top out at €144.50 at Carnew

There was a strong trade for all types, according to David Quinn.

VIDEO: Prices up 5-10c/kg at Carnew

Up to €3.00/kg was forked out for well-conformed Belgian-Blue bull weanlings.

VIDEO: ‘Grass buyers’ out in force at Carnew

“Trade was better than expected for all types of livestock.”

VIDEO: Calf prices ‘very similar’ to pre-Covid-19 restrictions

“While the system is certainly no replacement for the live auction system, it did work.”

Friesian store culls easier at Carnew

“The trade was very strong, similar to last week with excellent demand leading to a full clearance.”

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Trade improves for beef and store culls at Carnew

“In the calf ring, exporters were very active, along with a large number of farmer customers.”

VIDEO: Strong demand for beef and store-types at Carnew

Exporters were active for Friesian bull calves.

Friesian calves up €10-€20/hd at Carnew

David Quinn said that cattle met a brisk trade, which led to a full clearance.

Strong export demand for heavy bulls at Carnew

Beef and store cattle met with improved demand, according to Quinn.

Weanling bulls up €40-€50/hd at Carnew

“The cattle trade was very strong with beef and forward store cattle meeting a brisk trade with strong feedlot demand.”

Heifers sell to €2,220 at Carnew

“The trade was brisk with large attention from feedlots, Northern Ireland and export customers.”

VIDEO: Dry cows and quality stores up €30-€50/head at Carnew

“Dry cows took a very big lift, particularly for the store Friesian cows.” – Quinn

More farmer activity at Carnew

“Factory and feedlot buyers were most active for beef and forward stores” – Quinn

Cull cows up €30-€50/head at Carnew

All cattle improved by €20-€40/head