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“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."
Cull ewes met an excellent selling trade
Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.
Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.
Bullocks sold from €2.28/kg to €2.93/kg, while heifers made from €2.24/kg to €2.94/kg and cows fetched from €710 to €1,575.
“As we enter the summer period, cattle numbers are reducing as is the quality of stock on offer,” - McGuire
Forward stores and beef-types generated the most interest
“There has been a slight fall-off in the quality of stock presented for sale.” – Egan
“Plainer-type bulls are the most difficult to sell.” – Harkin
Some 1,000 entries passed through the ring, according to Tevlin.
Dry cows sold to €1,070, heifers climbed to €1,170 and bullocks topped out at €1,320.
“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”
“Calves continue to improve with strong export and farmer demand.” – Quinn
Pictures & Prices: Cull cows made from €1,305, heifers reached €1,305, bull weanlings peaked at €1,340 and bullocks sold to €1,340.
Ewes with lambs at foot topped out at €235, while cast ewes climbed to €120
Hoggets hit €118, while lambs peaked at €118 - see the full report here.
“A good entry of quality stock recorded some very fancy prices on the day.” - Egan
“Plainer Friesian-types and mid-weight bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin
“Northern customers completed with Dublin feedlots”