Weanling heifers reach €6.00/kg at Elphin

The sale-topper came in the form of a Limousin, weighing 400kgs, which made €2,400.

€2,350 for Charolais-cross heifer at Elphin

Several heifers made over €1,600 - sample prices can be found here.

‘I have a herd of Limousin cattle to be proud of’ - O’Beirne

“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 ..."

30% of pedigrees find new owners at Elphin's most recent sale

There was a “very good” demand for good quality cull cows, according to Gerry Connellan.

Up to €1,980 for cull cows at Elphin

“78% clearance of bull weanlings with prices steady governed by quality.”

Weanling prices steady but governed by quality at Elphin

A 55% clearance rate was recorded in the weanling bull rings, while 67% of heifer weanlings presented for sale found new homes.

Good demand for heifers suitable for breeding at Elphin

Prices for suckler pairs and dry cows held well, according to Connellan.

€4,000 for Charolais bull at Elphin

“100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices improved but governed by quality.”

Quality the main driver of price at Elphin

Dry cows went under the hammer from €710 to €1,740.

€2,000 for cull cow at Elphin’s special beef sale

There was ringside and online bidding activity at its special beef sale, according to Connellan.

Weanling bull prices fall slightly at Elphin

Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.

Weanling bulls easier at Elphin

Dry cows met with a steady trade.

Cull cows a steady trade at Elphin

“We had a 98% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”

Springer reaches €2,240 at Elphin

An average price of €1,454 was paid for springing heifers.

Cull cows hold steady at Elphin

A full clearance was recorded in the cull cow, suckler and weanling rings.

Cull cows range from €310-€1,840 at Elphin

All weanlings were sold with prices "governed by quality" according to Connellan.

In-calf entries reach €2,200 at Elphin

“We had a 100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”

Improved trade for heifer weanlings at Elphin

Weanling prices were "governed by quality", according to Connellan

Quality: The main driver of price at Elphin

Prices for in-calve entries were described as “fair”, with an 87% clearance reported.