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€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.
David Quinn said that cattle met a brisk trade, which led to a full clearance.
Beef and store cattle met with improved demand, according to Quinn.
“The cattle trade was very strong with beef and forward store cattle meeting a brisk trade with strong feedlot demand.”
“The trade was brisk with large attention from feedlots, Northern Ireland and export customers.”
Bullocks sold for up to €2,500.
“Dry cows took a very big lift, particularly for the store Friesian cows.” – Quinn
“Factory and feedlot buyers were most active for beef and forward stores” – Quinn
All cattle improved by €20-€40/head