Tougher trade for plainer types at Raphoe

Forward-store heifers met with strong demand with up to €840 over the kg recorded.

Ewe lambs reach €172 at Ballymote

“The lamb trade, in general, was not as sharp as last week; trade for cull ewes remained strong.”

Demand exceeds supply at Kanturk

320 entries - including 70 calves - were offered sale; heifers hit €1,350, dry cows sold to €1,240 and bullocks peaked at €900.

Tough trade for plainer lots at Ennis

“Trade for the heifer weanlings holding very solid but bulls were a shade easier.”

Sheep ease by €2-€4/head at Kilkenny

500 lots on offer with "more of a challenging trade."

Farmers active at Roscommon Mart’s 60th anniversary sale

“With the continued good grass growth, farmers were actively sourcing stock resulting in a good clearance of lots.”

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Dry cows reach €1,540 at Dowra

"The good quality lots were still in demand.”

Suckler pairings hit €1,675 at Ballinasloe

"Low numbers but a good trade and almost a full clearance."