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Bullocks reached €2.55/kg, while heifers climbed to €2.50/kg.
“A good number of exporters operating"
“Our sale of 110 cows was completed in little over an hour - the demand would suggest we could have easily sold another 100.”
A smaller entry met with an excellent selling trade, according to Candler.
Kilkenny Mart – Cattle Prices – Mart Report – Thursday, January 23rd.
Candler said that trade was similar to the previous week.
“Hopefully, next year in the cattle industry, there will be more positivity" - Candler
George Candler reported a full clearance
“Confidence appears to have returned to the livestock sector with customers anxious to secure stock before the end of the year"
“Numbers still remaining limited" - Candler
“Numbers are reducing with some cattle, that are still outdoors, showing impacts of the prolonged wet spells"
“All numbers of sheep a bit smaller this week with a good firm trade for all lots.”
There was a full clearance recorded, according to George Candler.
Candler said that store lambs met with good farmer demand
Some 1,200 entries were offered for sale at the mart
“Is the worst over?” – asks George Candler
A smaller sale of sheep with some 320 entries on offer – Candler
"The wet weather has meant that farmers buying cattle have not the same option of putting them out to grass" - Candler