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“Cattle sold for up to, and in excess of, €1000 over the kilo for very good quality heavy cattle”
“Our dearest cattle sale of recent times with small numbers with 500 cattle on offer.”
Bullocks sold for up to €2,500.
“A large entry of quality store cattle meeting an improved demand" - Quinn
‘Bulls met a slightly improved trade with exporters more active’
The lands - which lie to the rear and side of the farmhouse - enjoy extensive road frontage and are of excellent quality and currently in grass.
Some 1,876 entries went under the hammer, with a strong trade for all classes; hoggets reached €127.
More exporters and farmers were active for quality weanlings, according to David Quinn; an excellent demand for all classes led to a full clearance.
“Calves met a strong demand for quality lots with younger small calves slower to sell with the majority for export” – David Quinn
Local and Northern agents were active, with €1,020 over forked out for bullocks, while heifers sold to €930 over. Heavy hoggets hit €134 and dairy stock made up to €1,620.
David Quinn reported strong demand for all classes, with a top price of €135.50 recorded for hoggets weighing 59kgs.
Some 875 cattle and 90 calves were on offer. “Demand was strong with more farmer customers leading to a full clearance” – David Quinn
Carnew Mart’s opening sale of 2019 saw 300 head on offer, with an improved trade for most classes, according to David Quinn - Manager.