Calves sell from €85 to €410 at Ballinasloe

Bullocks sold from €2.39/kg-€3.17/kg, heifers ranged from €2.22/kg-€2.58/kg and weanlings from €2.20-€2.90/kg.

Over 900 lots on offer at Kanturk

“A fine sale with plenty of buyers,” - O’Keeffe

€2,180 for freshly-calved dairy cows at Kilkenny

“Another small sale of sheep met a good selling trade, while there was an electric trade for freshly-calved Friesians”

Weanling heifer makes €4.85/kg at Castlerea

A heifer topped out at €3.68/kg; 'grass buyers' and live exporters were out in force at the sale.

Trade improves at Ballinasloe

“A good trade at our cattle sale on Wednesday with prices slightly up on previous weeks”

Good demand for stock at Ballinrobe

Heifers sold to €2.52/kg, bullocks peaked at €2.70/kg, weanling heifers hit €3.12/kg, weanling bulls made up to €3.26/kg and dry cows topped out at €1.75/kg.

‘Poor light calves almost impossible to sell’ at Kilrush

“A fine trade for calves if they had a bit of strength with the tops of the Friesian bulls hitting €200”

Over 2,000 cattle offered for sale at Carnaross

“Both weanling bulls and heifers saw a very lively trade, with farmers paying up to €3.10/kg. for top weanlings. Live exporters also were very active”

Cull cows top out at €2.05/kg at Gortatlea

Heifers sold to €2.45/kg, bullocks peaked at €2.30/kg, weanling heifers made up to €2.82/kg and weanling bulls fetched up to €2.95/kg.