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A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.
Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.
“We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this difficult time." - Joe Wynne
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Bullocks made up to €3.39/kg.
“Trade was very strong for quality cattle with plenty of grass buyers."
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“The improvement in the weather meant that there were men anxious for stock.”
Demand was strong for quality entries, according to a mart spokesperson.
“Heifers reported no change in prices or trade from last week."
"A difficult day trading in Kilkenny for all involved. Prices were not as buoyant as the last few weeks.
Stronger Friesian bull calves made €70 - €160/head.
“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”
Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.
Some 2,000 entries were presented for sale.
“We had many restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak." - Joe Wynne
Export-type Friesian bulls improved by €5-€10/hd.
“The trade was very strong, similar to last week with excellent demand leading to a full clearance.”
"Grass buyers are reluctant to buy due to the severe weather that we have currently.”
Suckler pairs reached €2,320, while springers topped out at €2,050.
“A very good trade for all classes of cattle.”