articles about mart-prices
“Trade was vibrant throughout the day.”
“We had 87 buyers with farmer buyers looking for cattle for grass.”
Dry cows went under the hammer from €710 to €1,740.
Trade was strong for both bull and heifer weanling rings, according to a spokesperson.
“Where’s your sterling now?” asks livestock auctioneer, Tom Cox.
“Cattle prices are holding strong..."
A March-born continental calf reached €530.
A mart spokesperson reported both ringside and online bidding activity for all types of stock.
A BAX, weighing 360kg, made €1,310 or €3.64/kg.
"Trade was quite steady on the week but some very good quality lots on offer.”
Fat and forward lambs were up by €1-€3/head, according to Coleman.
Heifers averaged €1,060, while bullocks sold to an average of €1,095.
A spokesperson reported a strong trade for all stock.
Quality store bullocks and heifers have noticed a price improvement, Egan said.
Plainer types sold in the region of €1.90/kg-€2.10/kg while quality cattle sold from €2.30/kg-€2.80/kg, Harkin said.
“It would appear that forward store bullocks and heifers, plus beef-type animals are getting scarce.”
Bullocks hit €745 over, while heifers climbed to €630 over and cows realised €470 over.
“Trade for bulls was very strong but heifers were a shade easier."
A mart spokesperson reported a "super trade" for all types of store lambs.