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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.
Some 490 lots met with an improved trade; bullocks hit €1,465, heifers sold to €1,055 and cull cows reached €1,085, while dairy entries peaked at €1,380.
“Trade for bullocks and heifers was strong, while dry cows continued to be a variable trade, very much dependent on flesh cover. Calves were very dear”
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