Cull cows up €30-€50/head at Carnew

All cattle improved by €20-€40/head

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‘Electric’ trade for sheep at Kilkenny

George Candler reported a full clearance

All lambs up by €3-€4/head at Baltinglass

Cast ewes improved by €2-€3/head, according to a spokesperson

Weanlings sell from €1.80-€2.98/kg at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €120-€755 over, while heifers made from €165-€695 over

Friesian culls ‘beginning to appear in numbers’

A small number of beef cows were offered for sale

Cull cows sell from €490 to €1,370 at Ballinasloe

Bullocks sold from €2.07-€2.49/kg, while heifers ranged from €2.07-€2.61/kg

Improved trade for quality continentals at Kilkenny

“Confidence appears to have returned to the livestock sector with customers anxious to secure stock before the end of the year"

Improved trade for all cattle at Raphoe

"All cattle have now improved in price" - Harkin

'Lively' trade for quality stores at Blessington

FR calves made from €30-€90/head, while bullocks ranged from €300-€620 over

Improved trade for heifer weanlings at Elphin

Weanling prices were "governed by quality", according to Connellan

Good demand for quality stores at Kanturk

“A full clearance with plenty of customers" - mart manager

Weanlings made from €2.37-€3.29/kg at Tuam

Bullocks sold to €725 over, while heifers pushed to €620 with the weight

Bullocks up €45-€50/head at Roscommon

“There were good numbers of customers in attendance actively sourcing stock," - Quigley

Factory agents active for sheep at Kilkenny

“A fast selling trade again in Kilkenny with customers anxious to source sheep." - Candler

Cull cows sell from €480 to €1280 at Headford

Bullocks made from €203-€750 over, while heifers sold from €130-€630 over

Beef cows ‘extremely scarce’ at Ennis

“More bite in the heavy cattle and easier to get up to and over €2/kg"