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'

Steady trade at Kilrush

“Stock are in good shape and weighing well for the time of year.”

'Good' local demand at Kilrush

‘Glass is plentiful in West Clare at the moment,”

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Farmers and exporters active for calves at Kilrush

A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.

Farmers active for bullocks and heifers at Kilrush

A large number of 2018-born entries went under the hammer.

Over 500 lots on offer at Kilrush

“Calves met a great trade and shipping active for Friesian, Angus and Hereford heifers; Friesian bull calves averaged €80/hd”

‘Grass buyers’ active at Kilrush

“Calves met a fine trade but the quality was good overall”

‘Poor light calves almost impossible to sell’ at Kilrush

“A fine trade for calves if they had a bit of strength with the tops of the Friesian bulls hitting €200”

FR bulls sell from €5-€130 at Kilrush

“Calves need to be 3-weeks-old and well-fed to be saleable"