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The manager said that farmers are "failing to get" finished cattle into factories.
“Weanling bulls were making up to €2.75/kg, while heifers were making up to €2.50/kg” - manager
“Prices improved from last week,” – O’Keeffe
“We had a much better sale than last week” – O’Keeffe
Tough trade for over-30-month-old cattle
Demand was strong for continental weanling bulls.
“The biggest sale of the last few weeks due to deteriorating weather conditions" - O’Keeffe
Some 350 entries were offered for sale on Tuesday
Some 526 entries – including 302 weanlings – were offered for sale
“A very big turnout of cattle with a complete clearance; plenty of customers at the ringside"
'Quality store heifers and bullocks making €300-€500 with the weight'
Pictures and Prices: 'Plenty of customers with light weanling bulls making top prices'
'A good trade for all cattle' - O’Keeffe
370 cattle and 50 calves “which met a great trade” passed through the ring.
320 entries - including 70 calves - were offered sale; heifers hit €1,350, dry cows sold to €1,240 and bullocks peaked at €900.
A Charolais dry cow sold for €1,480 while 4 HE bulls reached €355
Calves achieved €285, while dry cows hit €1.220 and heifers sold to €990
Store cows "pick of the crop" - O'Keeffe
“Plenty of customers and not enough cattle especially stores for grass."