Strong local demand at Kilrush

“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.”

Good demand for quality calves at Kilrush

"A great trade for some outlying stores.”

Good demand for 'strong' entry of bullocks at Kilrush

“A strong entry of cull cows and these were a very fine trade with a good rise of Friesian and continentals.”

Dairy cull cows ‘slow to appear’

“Good demand for cull cows at the moment.”

Dairy culls range from €0.65-€1.20/kg at Kilrush

“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”

Improved trade for 18-month-old cattle at Kilrush

“More farmers were out to buy stock,”

Bullocks ‘a shade livelier’ at Kilrush

“Mostly 1-and-a-half-year-old and 2-and-a-half-year-old cattle on offer”

‘Reasonable’ trade at Kilrush

Many of the cull cows on offer were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period - spokesperson

Dairy culls make from €0.70 to €1.37/kg at Kilrush

"Nice quality bull weanlings were sought after"

Good trade for 2018-born stores at Kilrush

“Quite a number of bullocks over 30-months and short of flesh.”

‘Heifers are a sticky trade’

Farmers and exporters were active for weanlings

‘Many farmers nervous due to the ongoing dispute’

‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’

Larger entry at Kilrush

‘Cull cow numbers expected to increase in the next couple of weeks due to the deterioration in the weather’

Tougher trade for plainer cattle at Kilrush

'Some of the Hereford-cross cattle met a very good trade'

Dairy-type stock dominate sale at Kilrush

'Cattle are still being presented in very good order'

Heavier types a shade easier at Kilrush

'Steady trade in the heifer ring and bullock; prices holding firm for lower weight stock'