‘Slow demand’ for forward cattle at Carnew

"Light Friesian, Hereford and Angus cattle were met with good farmer demand" - Quinn

WATCH: €4,100 for in-calf Angus heifer

Lots sold to an average price of €2,550 at the Tomriland Aberdeen-Angus herd reduction sale.

More farmer and feedlot buyers at Carnew

“Light continental bulls saw a strong demand for export" - Quinn

Pictures: Tomriland Aberdeen-Angus herd reduction sale

The herd was established by Louis Byrne and his wife Chrissie in 1990

'Strong trade' for continental beef and store-types at Carnew

“100 dry cows met a strong demand with a top price of €1,810 paid for a LM weighing 956kg"

Lambs improve by €2/head at Carnew

“A small sale due to ‘Ploughing’ with excellent demand for lambs” – Quinn

WATCH: Weanlings sell from €1.90-€3.20/kg at Carnew

“The quality of weanlings was exceptional with strong export demand" - Quinn

Trade improves for beef cattle at Carnew

“All other classes met a similar trade to the previous week” – David Quinn

More farmers for heavy bulls at Carnew

‘Exporters were very active for light continental bulls, paying up to €3/kg for suitable lots’

Breeding ewes improve by €5-€10/head at Carnew

'A very strong selling trade with good demand and a full clearance of all sheep on offer'

Strong demand for quality stores at Carnew

‘Bulls met a slightly improved trade with exporters more active’

Fewer farmers around the ring for plainer types at Carnew

"Quality cattle remained a very strong trade with excellent demand for quality stores."

Strong export demand for light weaning bulls at Carnew

“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn

Demand improves for quality continental stores at Carnew

“Calves continue to improve with strong export and farmer demand.” – Quinn

Over 1,500 lots on offer at Carnew

“Trade was very strong for all classes with prices similar to last week.” – David Quinn

Strong export demand for weanling bulls at Carnew

“Calf trade was good for continentals, but difficult for small Friesians and cross-bred calves” – David Quinn

Sheep improve by €1-€2/head at Carnew

Some 1,876 entries went under the hammer, with a strong trade for all classes; hoggets reached €127.

Weanlings hit €3.33/kg at Carnew

More exporters and farmers were active for quality weanlings, according to David Quinn; an excellent demand for all classes led to a full clearance.

More farmer customers active at Carnew

“Calves met a strong demand for quality lots with younger small calves slower to sell with the majority for export” – David Quinn