‘Plenty of bidders’ at Raphoe

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.

More farmers looking to purchase ‘grass cattle’ at Raphoe

Trade improved across all categories, according to Ann Harkin.

Angus-bred cattle remain ‘easily sold’ at Raphoe

“Quality cattle in great demand and bidding brisk for these.”

Agents and farmers active for lighter lots at Raphoe

"Plainer cattle from dairy herds also selling well with AA and FR-types selling from €1.80/kg to €2.30/kg.”

Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers active at Raphoe

“Top-quality cattle are in great demand with buyers to purchase these on a weekly basis."

‘Brisk bidding’ for quality cattle at Raphoe

“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers battle to secure quality around the ring.”

Good demand for quality cattle at Raphoe

Bullocks sold to €920 over, while heifers hit €845 over.

Quality stock in demand at Raphoe

“Some excellent stock on offer and a great demand throughout the sale."

Improved trade for forward stores at Raphoe

“A lot of great quality cattle on offer, which met a flying trade,” – Harkin

‘Brisk’ cattle trade at Raphoe’s first sale of 2020

“Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in attendance” – Harkin

Full clearance of lambs at Raphoe

Harkin reported an "excellent" trade for all lots on offer

Plainer cattle ‘easier sold than previous weeks’ at Raphoe

“Big demand for quality in-spec cattle” – Harkin

Quality in-spec cattle remain ‘the most sought after’ at Raphoe

Harkin reported an improved trade for plainer and out-of-spec-types.

Out-of-spec cattle a hard sell at Raphoe

Quality in-spec cattle were the most in-demand, according to Harkin

In-spec cattle are the top-sellers at Raphoe

Plainer lots and bulls remain difficult to sell - Harkin

Improved trade for plainer-type heifers at Raphoe

“Plainer types and bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin

Out-of-spec cattle difficult to sell at Raphoe

"Plenty of competition around the ring with farmers, agents and feedlot buyers all present" - Harkin

Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers active at Raphoe

“Some excellent quality cattle on offer but overall quality average was back"

Farmers active for Angus-cross cattle at Raphoe

Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers competed.