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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."
- ADDED5 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"
Good demand for ewe lambs and ewe hoggets
'Numbers are getting bigger at the sales are prices are good enough for quality stock'
'Bigger numbers are starting to come out; nice quality cattle are easy to sell'
Forward-type heifers met with strong demand while prices for store lambs have improved as "farmers have lots of spare grass.”