Heifers sell to €900 over at Headford

Bullocks topped out at €870 over, weanling heifers climbed to €560 over and weanling bulls hit €630 over.

Plainer-types difficult to sell at Raphoe

“Plenty of stock and plenty of buyers for all quality stock on offer.” – Ann Harkin

Trade holds well for quality weanlings at Ennis

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.

Heifers make up to €1,645 at Carnaross

Bullocks hit €1,620, cull cows topped out at €1,470, suck calves reached €330, weanling bulls made up to €1,065 and weanling heifers realised €980.

Talking Trade: Weanling exporters return to the ring

It was noted that there is a limited number of heavy and factory fit bullocks and heifers on offer in marts, despite the recent drop in factory quotes.