articles about cattle-prices
Weanling prices were "governed by quality", according to Connellan
“A full clearance with plenty of customers" - mart manager
Bullocks sold to €725 over, while heifers pushed to €620 with the weight
Weanling bulls improved by €10/head
“There were good numbers of customers in attendance actively sourcing stock," - Quigley
"Plenty of farmer customers"
Bullocks made from €203-€750 over, while heifers sold from €130-€630 over
“More bite in the heavy cattle and easier to get up to and over €2/kg"
Bullocks made from €2.06-€2.41/kg, while heifers ranged from €2.04-€2.62/kg
“The dry cow trade showed an improvement in price with good demand”
“Buyers were out in force, anxious to secure animals before the end of the year” – Candler
“Big demand for quality in-spec cattle” – Harkin
Prices for in-calve entries were described as “fair”, with an 87% clearance reported.
“Again, there were plenty of customers around the ring to bid for stock" - McGuire
Hoggets improved €3 to €5/head, according to a mart spokesperson
“A good trade for both bulls and heifers"
Bullocks ranged from €1.26-€2.39/kg, while heifers made from €1.51-€2.50/kg
“Cattle were up by approximately €40/head on the previous week.”