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Strong demand for quality in-spec cattle continued, according to Harkin.
"Aberdeen-Angus-cross cattle were also in great demand.”
“Plenty of bidders around the ring anxious to purchase stock.”
"Buyers were also eager to purchase AA-bred cattle.”
“Plenty of buyers around the ring seeking quality in-spec cattle making these a great trade.”
Ann Harkin reported a lively trade.
“Aberdeen-Angus-bred cattle also a brisk trade and in great demand.”
“Great demand for quality stock with plenty of bidders around the ring for these.”
Trade was “excellent” for all types, according to Harkin.
Plainer types sold in the region of €1.90/kg-€2.10/kg while quality cattle sold from €2.30/kg-€2.80/kg, Harkin said.
Trade improved across all categories, according to Ann Harkin.
“Quality cattle in great demand and bidding brisk for these.”
"Plainer cattle from dairy herds also selling well with AA and FR-types selling from €1.80/kg to €2.30/kg.”
“Top-quality cattle are in great demand with buyers to purchase these on a weekly basis."
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers battle to secure quality around the ring.”
Bullocks sold to €920 over, while heifers hit €845 over.
“Some excellent stock on offer and a great demand throughout the sale."
“A lot of great quality cattle on offer, which met a flying trade,” – Harkin
“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in attendance” – Harkin