Sheep ease by €2-€4/head at Kilkenny

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

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.