articles about livestock
'Quality store bullocks were in good demand with plenty of farmers around the ring'
Bullocks reached €1,500, heifers hit €1,450 and weanling heifers topped out at €1,095
“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”
Heifers peaked at €2.34/kg, bullocks hit €2.14/kg and weanlings climbed to €2.86/kg.
“Heavy factory and butcher lambs were similar to last week"
'With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported'
'Similar trade to last week for all classes'
'A good trade for all cattle' - O’Keeffe
“Dry cows were back slightly on previous weeks'
Heifers met a stronger trade than bullocks
'Better numbers at our cattle sale but trade slow'
“Trade and prices for the forward cattle were reflective of the current beef prices”
‘Plain cattle remain hard to sell’
Bullocks reached €1,430, heifers hit €1,450 and breeding bulls peaked at €1,710.
'Hogget ewes possibly easier by €5-€10/head but maybe the quality was not as good either'