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Calves made up to €575/head.
Light heifers sold for up to €710/head or €2.95/kg
Bullocks earned up to €1200/head or €2.83/kg.
Up to €3.27/kg was paid for cattle.
Over 1000 animals were sold through the online mart during the week.
The majority of buyers were not present at the mart and did their business by smartphone.
Weanlings and bullocks averaged €1050/head or €2.53/kg.
Heifers fetched up to €1090, while calves reached €335
“With the excellent grass growing conditions, buyers were very keen.”
“Trade was very lively with exporters and farmers very keen to purchase stock.”
1,050 entries passed through the ring; dry cows reached €1.82/kg, heifers hit €2.53/kg and bullocks realised €2.04/kg
Some 1,000 entries went under the hammer on Monday; bullocks hit €1,255, dry cows sold to €915, heifers realised €1080 and FR bulls made up to €155/head.