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“While the system is certainly no replacement for the live auction system, it did work.”
Just over 1,100 entries, including more than 700 calves, were offered for sale.
“We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this difficult time." - Joe Wynne
Bullocks made up to €3.39/kg.
30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112
“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."
Stronger Friesian bull calves made €70 - €160/head.
“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”
Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.
Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.
Cull ewes made up to €149/head.
Some 2,000 entries were presented for sale.
“We had many restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak." - Joe Wynne
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.”