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“Nice quality bulls and heifers are making very good money with lighter ones selling best.”
Cull ewes reached €136/head, while hoggets topped out at €204/head.
“A good supply of grass over the past couple of months has helped put on good weight on cattle.”
"Plenty of demand for stock."
“Prices have improved for all types of cattle."
The spokesperson described trade as “steady”.
“Cattle prices are holding strong..."
Demand was strongest for forward-type stores, according to a spokesperson.
With rumours circulating of factories cutting prices in the near future, farmers were happy to see lambs and sheep auctioned once again, according to a spokesperson.
“The cattle trade is very good and a long way better than this time last year."
“Cattle are in big demand and prices are good."
- ADDED7 mths ago
“Cattle prices have got a good lift in the last couple of weeks”
Lambs met with a solid trade
“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers.”
"There is very little shipping at the moment"
“The plainer-type weanlings are a difficult trade”
“A fantastic yard of great cattle quality on offer with almost 100% clearance, while prices were back from last year"
“With the strong winds over the weekend, boats could not travel so shippers were not as active"
“Store bullocks are easy to sell"