Steady trade for cull cows at Elphin

A top call of €1,900 was forked out for a 390 kg Charolais.

Dairy cull cows ‘slow to appear’

“Good demand for cull cows at the moment.”

Full clearance at Ballinrobe

“Another big November sale of cattle in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last, with again, the emphasis on quality" - McGuire

Over 100 purchasers at Kilmallock

Heifers fetched up to €1090, while calves reached €335

'All cattle selling well' at Kanturk

Some 580 entries went under the hammer

Farmers active for weanlings at Loughrea

“Cattle have improved in price with a lot more interest from buyers.”

Trade ‘generally better’ by €20/head at Ennis

There was more activity in the bull and heifer rings

Lambs peak at €109 at Kilkenny

“All numbers of sheep a bit smaller this week with a good firm trade for all lots.”

Steady trade for all classes at Roscommon

“There was a good attendance of customers with a mix of farmers and agents anxious for stock"

Weanlings make from €1.32-€3.04/kg at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €115-€695 over, while heifers sold from €190-€650 over

Friesian bulls sell from €20 to €115 at Carnew

“A strong trade for trade for all types” – Quinn

Quiz: Cattle prices at Ballymote Mart

How much did these bullocks and heifers sell for?

Heifers sell from €1.89-€2.82/kg at Ballinasloe

“Good numbers and trade at our cattle sale,”

Out-of-spec cattle a hard sell at Raphoe

Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin

Farmers and midland buyers active at Ballinrobe

A larger entry “probably due to the end of the 7-month [ANC] retention period” – McGuire

Dairy culls range from €0.65-€1.20/kg at Kilrush

“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”

'Big numbers of finished cattle' at Kanturk

The manager said that farmers are "failing to get" finished cattle into factories.