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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.”
“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”
"Grass buyers are reluctant to buy due to the severe weather that we have currently.”
“Calves, overall, were a good trade with the exception of a few poor Friesians that made from €5-€25."
"Forward-type stock were in great demand."
Poor calves were a “tough trade as usual”.
“Heifers a similar trade and in the cow ring, more of a mix of dairy and continentals and more store-type cows.”
"Forward-type bullocks were scarce. Some great store heifers about and these were a very strong trade.”
“There was a 98% clearance all-round. Trade could only be described as very good.”
“Calf numbers slightly smaller than expected with Friesian bull calves making from €40 to €100.”
Heifers improved by €20-€30/head on the previous week.
“Trade finished the month on a high but it must be said that quality on offer was very good.”
Specialised bull finishers were in attendance.
Farmers, exporters and specialised feeders competed in the weanling bull ring.
Hoggets met with a steady trade, according to a spokesperson
“Bulls a similar trade to last week but quality more variable in this ring"
A small number of beef cows were offered for sale
Weanling bulls improved by €10/head