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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.”
There was an improved trade for weanling bulls and heifers.
“Trade for store heifers was improved slightly."
There was also a good trade for suckling stock with pairs reaching €1,660 and many lots making upwards of €1,400.
Cull cows earned up to €2.17/kg.
Suckler cows with calves at foot made up to €1770.
Some “cracking forward heifers” were also met with an excellent trade, according to a mart spokesperson.
“The clearance rate is not as high with the online sale as with the traditional sale.”
A strong entry of aged bulls met a strong trade, according to a spokesperson.
Top-quality cows exceeded a price of €2/kg.
Heifers earned up to €3.09/kg on the day.
“It must be said that the online sale proved very popular and both regular and new customers competed very well.”
Cull cows sold from €1.12-€1.95/kg.
A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.
“The improvement in the weather meant that there were men anxious for stock.”