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The sale-topper came in the form of a Limousin, weighing 400kgs, which made €2,400.
Several heifers made over €1,600 - sample prices can be found here.
“My main aim over the years was to develop a herd that would produce a consistent bunch of bulls to meet the needs of today’s market ..."
There was a “very good” demand for good quality cull cows, according to Gerry Connellan.
“78% clearance of bull weanlings with prices steady governed by quality.”
A 55% clearance rate was recorded in the weanling bull rings, while 67% of heifer weanlings presented for sale found new homes.
Prices for suckler pairs and dry cows held well, according to Connellan.
“100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices improved but governed by quality.”
Dry cows went under the hammer from €710 to €1,740.
There was ringside and online bidding activity at its special beef sale, according to Connellan.
Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.
Dry cows met with a steady trade.
“We had a 98% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”
An average price of €1,454 was paid for springing heifers.
A full clearance was recorded in the cull cow, suckler and weanling rings.
All weanlings were sold with prices "governed by quality" according to Connellan.
“We had a 100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”
Weanling prices were "governed by quality", according to Connellan