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The LMX – weighing 500kg – made €2,200 or €1,720 over.
Heifers made from €2.01-€2.27/kg & bullocks fetched from €1.98-€2.54/kg
“Those still at the factory gates should not stop fellow farmers who now need to dispose of beef before they go over-age or over-fit"
“It was refreshing to see such good demand on offer and gives a welcome boost to the suckler sector" - Egan
“Still plenty of buyers present and mostly looking for quality in-spec cattle which are still a great trade."
“A small sale due to ‘Ploughing’ with excellent demand for lambs” – Quinn
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Weanling heifers sold from €1.85-€2.63/kg, while weanling bulls ranged from €1.56-€3.09/kg.
There was a full clearance of bullocks and dry cows, while 86% of heifers found new homes.
“The quality of weanlings was exceptional with strong export demand" - Quinn
Heifers ranged from €2.01-€2.35/kg and cull cows sold from €610-€1,745
'A bigger sale of cattle with a definite trend developing' - Candler
Exporters were active in Castlerea, especially for lighter calves
Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were present, according to Harkin
“Despite the continuing difficulties with farming, there was a 100% clearance” - McGuire
‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’
"A good entry of stock and fair trade all-round" - Tevlin
Some 526 entries – including 302 weanlings – were offered for sale
“The live shipping of bull weanlings is proving very beneficial”