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A full clearance was reported by the mart manager.
“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”
FR calves made from €30-€90/head, while bullocks ranged from €300-€620 over
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“A slightly livelier trade all-round, especially the bullocks 500kgs plus”
“Good numbers and a very good trade at our cattle sale"
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"Bullocks on par with previous weeks and heifers were an improved trade"
“A fantastic yard of great cattle quality on offer with almost 100% clearance, while prices were back from last year"
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'Quality store bullocks were in good demand with plenty of farmers around the ring'
Heifers pushed from €280 - €600 over, while lambs sold from €45 - €59 over
Suckler pairings topped out at €1700
CH – 780kg achieved €1,440
Bullocks sold to a top of €770 over while heifers achieved €730 over
Lambs averaged €2.13/kg while Cull ewes achieved €61 to €120.
Bullocks topped out at €870 over, weanling heifers climbed to €560 over and weanling bulls hit €630 over.
“Plenty of stock and plenty of buyers for all quality stock on offer.” – Ann Harkin
Some 800 lots went under the hammer, with up to €140 paid for Friesian calves, while Continentals sold to €260. Runners topped out at €860 and suckler pairs peaked at €1,810.