Weanlings destined for Turkey purchased at Sixmilebridge

'Quality store bullocks were in good demand with plenty of farmers around the ring'

Cull cows peak at €1,550 at Ballyjamesduff

Bullocks reached €1,500, heifers hit €1,450 and weanling heifers topped out at €1,095

Plainer heifers a shade easier at Ennis

“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”

Cull cows make over €2/kg at Gortatlea

Heifers peaked at €2.34/kg, bullocks hit €2.14/kg and weanlings climbed to €2.86/kg.

Strong trade for store lambs at Baltinglass

“Heavy factory and butcher lambs were similar to last week"

Suckler pairings hit €1,710 at Castlerea

'With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported'

Steady trade at Blessington

'Similar trade to last week for all classes'

Good demand for store bullocks at Kanturk

'A good trade for all cattle' - O’Keeffe

Plainer, overage types a harder sell at Dowra

“Dry cows were back slightly on previous weeks'

€2,000 for cull cow at Balla

Heifers met a stronger trade than bullocks

Bullocks easier at Ballinasloe

'Better numbers at our cattle sale but trade slow'

Improved trade for younger stores at Castlerea

“Trade and prices for the forward cattle were reflective of the current beef prices”