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'The best-selling weanlings are bulls 300kgs- 430kgs and heifers 300kgs-400kgs'
Lighter R grade weanling bulls of 250kgs to 320kgs and heavy, plainer-types are sought.
“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”
‘The heifer trade was livelier than the bull trade on a per kg basis’
'The heifer trade is holding firmer than the bull trade'
“Trade for the heifer weanlings holding very solid but bulls were a shade easier.”
CH bull - 1,055kg topped out at €1,800
Lambs averaged €2.13/kg while Cull ewes achieved €61 to €120.
"Trade was very strong with some top-quality stock on offer”
Exporters and farmers were active in the calf ring
Clare Marts is a farmer-owned co-operative consisting of four sites
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“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”
“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”
“Trade was similar to last week all-round with no great change”
Suckler pairs reached €1,920, while in-calve entries hit €1,700. Spring lambs peaked at €137.
Farmers and exporters competed for bull weanlings, while farmers were the main customers in the heifer ring.
FR bulls sold from €40-€190, while sucklers hit €2,280 and dairy entries peaked at €1,570. Farmers & exporters competed for stock.