‘Online bidders are keeping buyers ringside on their toes’

“While the situation ringside remains very different from what we are used to, everyone seems to be getting used to the ‘new normal’.”

Weanlings ‘through the roof’ at Kanturk with up to €3.71/kg paid

“A 10-month-old Charolais weanling heifer made just over €3.60/kg.”

Cattle numbers and prices increasing at Kanturk

"There was a lot of online activity and the competition was good between online and ringside customers.”

Bids ‘flying in from all angles’ at Kanturk

“A big sale for the time of year with plenty of buyers ringside and online."

Kanturk Mart’s first online sale a ‘huge success’

A mart spokesperson reported a “flying” trade which led to a full clearance.

Dealers and farmers compete for 'all types of stock' at Kanturk

A full clearance was reported by the mart manager.

Cattle prices match sale dockets from 2017 at Kanturk

“We had 87 buyers with farmer buyers looking for cattle for grass.”

Friesian bulls sell from €20-€90 at Kanturk

Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.

€20-€100/head for Friesian bulls at Kanturk

"A good trade but the weather did not do us any favours."

Poorly-fed Friesian calves a hard sell at Kanturk

“Plenty of customers for all animals except for poor Friesian bulls with no milk in them.”

Friesian calves range from €20-€120 at Kanturk

“A bad morning here in Kanturk, which kept some people and cattle at home.”

Suckler pairs reach €3,000 at Kanturk

One 10-month-old Hereford heifer reached €1,820.

Good demand for quality stores at Kanturk

“A full clearance with plenty of customers" - mart manager

'All cattle selling well' at Kanturk

Some 580 entries went under the hammer

'Big numbers of finished cattle' at Kanturk

The manager said that farmers are "failing to get" finished cattle into factories.

Prices ‘up €80-€100 from two weeks ago’ at Kanturk

“Weanling bulls were making up to €2.75/kg, while heifers were making up to €2.50/kg” - manager