articles about mart-prices
Farmers, exporters and specialised feeders competed in the weanling bull ring.
"We had an outstanding trade for a fine turnout of cattle at our sale."
Coleman said that cast ewes were also dearer by €2-€4/head.
Candler said that trade was similar to the previous week.
“Dry cows took a very big lift, particularly for the store Friesian cows.” – Quinn
A larger entry went under the hammer
Driver said that store-type cows, especially Friesians, met with “a lively demand”.
“Buyers showing more confidence compared to a month or so ago” – Candler
Quality store bullocks and heifers met with strong demand
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in attendance” – Harkin
“We had a 100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”
John Tevlin reported a "good attendance" at the mart's first sale of 2020
Full clearance at Kanturk Mart
George Candler reported a lively trade for sheep with up to €123 for lambs and up to €126 for cull ewes
Dry cows sold from €125 under to €335 over the kg
There was "strong demand" for sheep at the mart's first sale of the year.
Cast ewes sold to €130, while heavy lambs reached €120
“The year, overall, has ended on a positive note with strong demand and more optimism about”