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“Trade in the bulls was a shade easier but quality lots are holding a fine price, especially the lighter lots.”
The sale-topper, a second prize-winner, came in the form of a LMX, weighing 275kg.
Quinn reported a “very strong” for quality continental lots and all classes of beef cattle.
Trade for store heifers and top-quality cows held “well”, but other categories were back by about €15-€20/hd.
Weanlings sold from €1.86-€3.39/kg, according to Wynne.
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A CHX, weighing 435kgs, sold for €1,620.
"Buyers were also eager to purchase AA-bred cattle.”
Beef bullocks hit €1,680, while heifers sold to €1,440 and calves peaked at €445.
Trade was strong for both bull and heifer weanling rings, according to a spokesperson.
“It must be said that the online sale proved very popular and both regular and new customers competed very well.”
Poor calves were a “tough trade as usual”.
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Bullocks ranged from €1.33-€2.70/kg, while heifers sold from €1.38-€2.36/kg
'Our 35th Annual Sheep Breeders' Show and Sale turned out very successful and met with a near-complete clearance'
Bull weanlings made from €2.37/kg to €3.18/kg
Suckler pairings topped out at €1700
Heavy cattle were easier by €10 - €15/head
“The light Friesian bullock and dairy-influenced Aberdeen Angus and Herefords were the hardest to rehome” – Candler