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‘Bulls met a slightly improved trade with exporters more active’
"Quality cattle remained a very strong trade with excellent demand for quality stores."
“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn
“Calves continue to improve with strong export and farmer demand.” – Quinn
“Trade was very strong for all classes with prices similar to last week.” – David Quinn
“Calf trade was good for continentals, but difficult for small Friesians and cross-bred calves” – David Quinn
Some 1,876 entries went under the hammer, with a strong trade for all classes; hoggets reached €127.
More exporters and farmers were active for quality weanlings, according to David Quinn; an excellent demand for all classes led to a full clearance.
“Calves met a strong demand for quality lots with younger small calves slower to sell with the majority for export” – David Quinn
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Local and Northern agents were active, with €1,020 over forked out for bullocks, while heifers sold to €930 over. Heavy hoggets hit €134 and dairy stock made up to €1,620.
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David Quinn reported strong demand for all classes, with a top price of €135.50 recorded for hoggets weighing 59kgs.
This 24-month-old 824kg BB bullock – owned by Melvin Masterson - topped the sale. Over 1,100 cattle went under the hammer, with local agents, Northern Buyers, farmers and exporters active.
Some 875 cattle and 90 calves were on offer. “Demand was strong with more farmer customers leading to a full clearance” – David Quinn
A large entry of beef cattle met a firm trade with a full clearance reported. The presence of additional farmer customers resulted in an improved trade for all types of cattle.