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.

Bullocks sell from €1.47 to €2.96/kg at Headford

“We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this difficult time." - Joe Wynne

Covid-19 influences prices at Baltinglass

30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112

Cull cows easier at Ennis in response to reduced factory quotes

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

Cull cows make from €680-€1,465 at Ballinasloe

Demand was strong for quality entries, according to a mart spokesperson.

Weanling buyers more selective at Castlerea

“Heifers reported no change in prices or trade from last week."

'Grass' buyers start to emerge at Blessington

Stronger Friesian bull calves made €70 - €160/head.

Fewer customers at Ballinrobe due to Covid-19

“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”

Weanling bull prices fall slightly at Elphin

Weanling prices were governed by quality, according to Connellan.

Prices fall at Kilkenny Mart

Cull ewes made up to €149/head.

Friesian bull calves make from €28-€200 at Bandon

Some 2,000 entries were presented for sale.

Weanlings sell from €1.85-€3.08/kg at Headford

“We had many restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak." - Joe Wynne

Store cattle continue to set the bar at Tullow

Export-type Friesian bulls improved by €5-€10/hd.

Covid-19: Limit of 70 per ring at Ennis

“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”

Friesian store culls easier at Carnew

“The trade was very strong, similar to last week with excellent demand leading to a full clearance.”

Trade a 'shade easier all-round' at Ennis

"Grass buyers are reluctant to buy due to the severe weather that we have currently.”