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“Some great prices for top-quality stock. Cull cows met a strong trade especially the beef-type cows."
Trade for store heifers and top-quality cows held “well”, but other categories were back by about €15-€20/hd.
There was increased farmer activity, according to a spokesperson.
“The runners could only be described as a great trade, with heifers making to €830 and runner bulls made to €1,040.”
These two heifers, weighing 257kgs, sold for €1,410.
“Trade holding very steady but fleshed cows not as plentiful. Again, huge online activity for cull cows and interest from the north very strong.”
“Calves were a strong trade with an 11- week-old Charolais bull making €670.”
“Heifers are running 12-30c/kg dearer than last year, depending on weight.”
“The heifer trade was very strong, especially quality lots. Heifer and bulls were on a par with prices achieved.”
"Not as many beef cattle as the last few weeks.”
"Some cracking heifers on offer which helped to push on some very strong prices also.”
“Trade continues to hold very strong in both the bull and heifer weanling rings."
Lambs averaged €2.39/kg which is running approximately 30c/kg ahead of last year, according to the spokesperson.
Prices “matched the quality” at the mart’s autumn-born weanling sale, according to a spokesperson.
"Trade for the storish cow similar to last week."
Trade was strong for both bull and heifer weanling rings, according to a spokesperson.
"Trade was quite steady on the week but some very good quality lots on offer.”
“Trade for bulls was very strong but heifers were a shade easier."
"Buyers were plentiful with the resurgence of grass growth.”