Heavy heifers sell to €1,760 at Ballinasloe

Cull cows went under the hammer from €670-€1,400.

Castleisland Mart goes online

Good-quality cows with flesh were in strong demand

Solid trade for strong calves at Kilkenny

“The fact that calves up to 120 days can be sold without a TB test means stronger calves are being offered for sale.”

VIDEO: Heavy beef cattle up €50-60/head at Carnew

“Cattle sold for up to, and in excess of, €1000 over the kilo for very good quality heavy cattle”

Up to €2.95/kg for bullocks at Ballinasloe

Heifers ranged from €2.18-€2.54/kg and cows climbed from €505-€1,205.

Over 40% of culls at Ennis purchased by customers who did not view prior to sale

“It must be said that the online sale proved very popular and both regular and new customers competed very well.”

‘Farmers appear to be reluctant to avail of the tender system’

“The increased interest for cull cows continued with Friesian peaking at €1.45/kg and continentals to a top of €1.75/kg.”

VIDEO: Dry cows up €50-€60/hd at Carnew

“Our dearest cattle sale of recent times with small numbers with 500 cattle on offer.”

Tender sales ‘not suiting everyone’

“We are still trying to provide a service.”

Cull cows up €20-€40/hd at Kilkenny

Candler reported a firmer trade for cattle, with more than 100 customers conducting business.

Heavy culls peak at €154 at Kilkenny

The mart's sheep sale, which saw a full clearance, was a "lively affair", according to Candler.

VIDEO: Prices up 5-10c/kg at Carnew

Up to €3.00/kg was forked out for well-conformed Belgian-Blue bull weanlings.

VIDEO: ‘Grass buyers’ out in force at Carnew

“Trade was better than expected for all types of livestock.”

‘Outstanding’ trade at Carnaross Mart’s first virtual calf sale

“The sale was met with strong demand from farmers as well as exporters.”

VIDEO: Calf prices ‘very similar’ to pre-Covid-19 restrictions

“While the system is certainly no replacement for the live auction system, it did work.”

Friesian bulls sell from €20-€90 at Kanturk

Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.

Cull cows easier at Ennis in response to reduced factory quotes

“The improvement in the weather meant that there were men anxious for stock.”