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Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin
Plainer lots and bulls remain difficult to sell - Harkin
“Plainer types and bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin
"Plenty of competition around the ring with farmers, agents and feedlot buyers all present" - Harkin
“Some excellent quality cattle on offer but overall quality average was back"
Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers competed.
Weanling sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg
"Plainer cattle were also up in price" - Harkin
“Still plenty of buyers present and mostly looking for quality in-spec cattle which are still a great trade."
Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were present, according to Harkin
'More quality cattle on offer meant more brisk bidding around the ring'
'Trade for bulls and plain cattle remains difficult while good-quality, lighter cattle are much easier sold'
‘Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in competition to purchase cattle’
'Grass farmers are anxious to purchase in-spec cattle'
More customers were present to purchase quality sheep, while quality cattle sold well.
‘Plain cattle remain hard to sell’
Forward-store heifers met with strong demand with up to €840 over the kg recorded.