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“Lots of customers for bullocks, heifers and cows – all classes met with a lively trade.”
Farmers, exporters and specialised feeders competed in the weanling bull ring.
“A good demand for all stock with the majority of lots getting sold.”
"We had an outstanding trade for a fine turnout of cattle at our sale."
Coleman said that cast ewes were also dearer by €2-€4/head.
Candler said that trade was similar to the previous week.
“Dry cows took a very big lift, particularly for the store Friesian cows.” – Quinn
Bullocks ranged from €1.56-€2.33/kg while heifers fetched from €1.78-€2.27/kg
A larger entry went under the hammer
Driver said that store-type cows, especially Friesians, met with “a lively demand”.
“Buyers showing more confidence compared to a month or so ago” – Candler
Quality store bullocks and heifers met with strong demand
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in attendance” – Harkin
“We had a 100% clearance of bull weanlings with prices governed by quality.”
John Tevlin reported a "good attendance" at the mart's first sale of 2020
Full clearance at Kanturk Mart
George Candler reported a lively trade for sheep with up to €123 for lambs and up to €126 for cull ewes
Dry cows sold from €125 under to €335 over the kg
There was "strong demand" for sheep at the mart's first sale of the year.