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More activity in weanling rings, according to Egan
'Good demand for stores'
'With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported'
“Trade and prices for the forward cattle were reflective of the current beef prices”
'Both the bullock and heifer rings recorded good clearances with some fancy prices paid for quality lots'
"Despite all the disquiet about Brexit, Mercosur and beef prices, trade, in general, held up well”
Suckler pairings topped out at €1700
Cows with calves at foot topped out at €1970
“The cow trade reported a good clearance while breeding stock attracted a lot of interest and calves and runners were a good trade also,"
“The cow trade has remained firm while the weanling rings reported a good clearance.”
“Trade held well despite the recent downturn in weather.”
“Both the bullock and heifer rings reported good demand for quality stores with a variance in price for the plainer-type stock.”
This LMX – which weighed 380kgs – made €4.02/kg.
“There has been a slight fall-off in the quality of stock presented for sale.” – Egan
“A good entry of quality stock recorded some very fancy prices on the day.” - Egan
“Strong farmer, feedlot and exporter activity.” – Brendan Egan
900 cattle were presented for sale on Thursday, with good clearance recorded in all rings.
Farmers, agents, feedlot purchasers and exporters were out in force.
“Suck calves and runners also reported good clearances with some exporters in attendance for the suck calves on offer” – Brendan Egan
“Breeding stock, in particular, and quality stores for further feeding recorded some very fancy prices, while bullocks met with stronger demand” – Brendan Egan