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A top call of €1,900 was forked out for a 390 kg Charolais.
“Good demand for cull cows at the moment.”
“Another big November sale of cattle in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last, with again, the emphasis on quality" - McGuire
Heifers fetched up to €1090, while calves reached €335
Some 580 entries went under the hammer
“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers.”
There was more activity in the bull and heifer rings
“All numbers of sheep a bit smaller this week with a good firm trade for all lots.”
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“There was a good attendance of customers with a mix of farmers and agents anxious for stock"
Bullocks ranged from €115-€695 over, while heifers sold from €190-€650 over
“A super trade for all sheep"
“A strong trade for trade for all types” – Quinn
How much did these bullocks and heifers sell for?
“Good numbers and trade at our cattle sale,”
Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin
Prices ranged from €1,300-€2,140
A larger entry “probably due to the end of the 7-month [ANC] retention period” – McGuire
“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”