Dairy cull cows appearing at marts

"A big increase in cull cow numbers with 220 on offer"

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'