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"Trade was similar to last week with quality lots very much in demand"
“Heavy dry cows remained a sluggish trade but store cows were a sharper trade”
Heifers and heifer weanlings remained a very strong trade; another large entry of cattle went under the hammer.
“Another very big sale of cattle met a strong trade for the fancy store heifers and weanling heifers but the bull calves proved harder sold except for a few very fancy lots”
“The quality lots still very much in demand and more farmers to buy some of the heavier lots”
Another large entry of cattle, with a “very strong trade” for quality lots according to a mart spokesperson.
Some “exceptional prices” were recorded for good quality store heifers and weanlings, while weanling bulls were a steady trade. Dry cows were a slightly easier trade.
Heifer weanlings hit €1,280, heifers sold to €1,635, bull weanlings peaked at €1,250, dry cows topped out at €1,600, stock bulls made up to €1,840 and bullocks realised €1,745.
“Prices improved again all across the board, with quality lots making some exceptional prices. Dry cows also met an improved trade”
“Plainer lots in all categories proved harder sold, while dry cows also were harder sold, except for a few top beef cows”
This 825kg CH cull was knocked down at €1,730. “A good show of dry cows saw improved prices for the top-quality lots”
“The quality lots were steady and much similar to last week, with more farmer customers present. Plainer cattle are still proving harder sold”
“Cattle numbers still remain big but trade was slightly better” Heifers weanlings sold to €1,250 (pictured); dry cows peaked at €1,200 & bullocks made up to €1305.