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“A nice entry of calves met a fine trade with an online buyer giving from €370 to €400 for Friesian heifer calves, all the way from the east coast.”
Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.
Friesian bull calves ranged from €5 to €80.
"A great trade for some outlying stores.”
“A strong entry of cull cows and these were a very fine trade with a good rise of Friesian and continentals.”
“Good demand for cull cows at the moment.”
“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”
“More farmers were out to buy stock,”
“Mostly 1-and-a-half-year-old and 2-and-a-half-year-old cattle on offer”
Many of the cull cows on offer were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period - spokesperson
Average and poorer quality stock are a tough trade.
"Nice quality bull weanlings were sought after"
“Quite a number of bullocks over 30-months and short of flesh.”
Farmers and exporters were active for weanlings
‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’
‘Cull cow numbers expected to increase in the next couple of weeks due to the deterioration in the weather’
'Some of the Hereford-cross cattle met a very good trade'
'Cattle are still being presented in very good order'