Weanling trade starts on a 'bright note’ at Castlerea

Bullocks, in particular, were a “very lively” trade with the top-quality stores making some “very fancy prices”, according to Egan.

'Some heifers more difficult to sell if lacking quality' - Candler

“The recovery in the trade reflected in the trade for cull bulls, which were nearly impossible to get away a few months ago."

Some cattle ‘more difficult to sell’ at Raphoe

“Plenty of buyers around the ring seeking quality in-spec cattle making these a great trade.”

Store bullocks and heifers a strong trade at Blessington

A mart spokesperson reported a good trade for all classes.

Strong northern demand for quality forward stores and beef cattle at Carnew

Beef bullocks hit €1,680, while heifers sold to €1,440 and calves peaked at €445.

Lighter lots at Ennis ‘bought potentially’ for Turkey

“Calves were a strong trade with an 11- week-old Charolais bull making €670.”

‘Buoyant’ trade for small entry of calves at Kilkenny

Continental calves reached €340/head, while Friesians sold to €260/head and traditional breeds topped out at €395/head.

€1,390 for supreme champion weanling at Kanturk

A mart spokesperson reported a 99% clearance.

Breeding heifers reach €2,280 at Balla

“There has not been a sale at Balla during this weekend for the last 26 years.."

Strong demand for forward store bullocks at Castlerea

Online and ringside bidders were active, according to mart manager, Brendan Egan.

Short supply of beef bullocks and heifers at Kilkenny

Candler reported a 95% clearance at the general cattle sale.

Cull cows 10-18c/kg dearer than last year at Ennis

“Heifers are running 12-30c/kg dearer than last year, depending on weight.”

Store cattle in 'strong' demand at Blessington

“A very strong trade for all classes of bullocks and heifers."

PHOTOS: Bumper entry of sucklers set for sale at Manorhamilton Mart

The sale will include two reduction sales and a selection of 50 suckler pairs from local farmers.

Good demand for heifers suitable for breeding at Elphin

Prices for suckler pairs and dry cows held well, according to Connellan.

Kanturk Mart’s first online sale a ‘huge success’

A mart spokesperson reported a “flying” trade which led to a full clearance.

€700 for 10-week-old calf at Ennis

“The heifer trade was very strong, especially quality lots. Heifer and bulls were on a par with prices achieved.”

Calf buyers still active – Candler

Although numbers are declining, trade is remaining firm, according to the auctioneer.

Prices up across the board at Roscommon

“Buyers were active both online and at the ringside with sellers also taking advantage of the LSL bidding app."