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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
Harkin reported an "excellent" trade for all lots on offer
“Big demand for quality in-spec cattle” – Harkin
Harkin reported an improved trade for plainer and out-of-spec-types.
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.