articles about mart-prices
Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.
“The improvement in the weather meant that there were men anxious for stock.”
Demand was strong for quality entries, according to a mart spokesperson.
“Heifers reported no change in prices or trade from last week."
Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.
Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.
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Export-type Friesian bulls improved by €5-€10/hd.
“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”
“The trade was very strong, similar to last week with excellent demand leading to a full clearance.”
"Grass buyers are reluctant to buy due to the severe weather that we have currently.”
Suckler pairs reached €2,320, while springers topped out at €2,050.
Demand was strong for quality lots, according to a mart spokesperson.
“A very good trade for all classes of cattle.”
Dry cows met with a steady trade.
Candler noted that cull cows met a solid trade.
Friesian bull calves ranged from €5 to €80.
“Continental calves were a flying trade.”