Strong demand for quality stores at Carnew

‘Bulls met a slightly improved trade with exporters more active’

PICTURES: 15-acre residential roadside holding to go under the hammer

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.

Sheep improve by €1-€2/head at Carnew

Some 1,876 entries went under the hammer, with a strong trade for all classes; hoggets reached €127.

Weanlings hit €3.33/kg at Carnew

More exporters and farmers were active for quality weanlings, according to David Quinn; an excellent demand for all classes led to a full clearance.

More farmer customers active at Carnew

“Calves met a strong demand for quality lots with younger small calves slower to sell with the majority for export” – David Quinn

Strong demand for beef and forward-stores at Carnew

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.

Sheep improve by €2-€3/head at Carnew

David Quinn reported strong demand for all classes, with a top price of €135.50 recorded for hoggets weighing 59kgs.

Full clearance of cattle at Carnew

Some 875 cattle and 90 calves were on offer. “Demand was strong with more farmer customers leading to a full clearance” – David Quinn

Trade improves for dry cows and store cattle at Carnew

Carnew Mart’s opening sale of 2019 saw 300 head on offer, with an improved trade for most classes, according to David Quinn - Manager.