Brisk trade at Roscommon with online and ringside buyers

There was a large entry of excellent quality stock, according to Maura Quigley.

Pictures and prices: €235 for hoggets at Roscommon

First-crop ewes sold to €180, while a pen of 2 and 3-year-old ewes hit €155.

Prices up across the board at Roscommon

“Buyers were active both online and at the ringside with sellers also taking advantage of the LSL bidding app."

Online app still a popular hit at Roscommon Mart

“Once again, this week there was a brisk trade for all stock with a good clearance of lots.”

'Strong' trade for all categories at Roscommon

Ringside and online bidders competed for stock, according to Quigley.

Bullocks hit €2,070 at Roscommon

40% of sellers did not return to the mart for the sale, instead opting to accept prices from home.

Spring lambs hit €2.71/kg at Roscommon

Stag ewes earned up to €110/head.

Cull cows hit €2.24/kg at Roscommon

There was a firm trade for quality stock while plainer types were more difficult to sell, according to a mart spokesperson.

Weanling heifers a ‘lively’ trade at Roscommon

The majority of customers viewed the stock in the mart and then proceeded to bid on-site or at home.

Weanling bulls reach €3.38/kg at Roscommon

A mart spokesperson reported that there was a 'brisk trade' for heifers

Larger entry of sheep on offer at Roscommon

Ewes with lambs at foot made up to €260/head.

Heifers earn up to €2.81/kg at Roscommon

Buyers made their bids both at home and on-site after viewing the stock before the sale commenced.

Spring lambs reach €133 at Roscommon

Stag ewes fetched between €82-€130/head

Up to €3.30/kg at Roscommon’s first online weanling sale

Customers viewed the stock before the sale and went online to bid, both at home and on-site

Roscommon Mart holds first online sale of bullocks

“There was a strong trade for all lots with prices averaging from €2.32 per kilo up to €3.30 per kilo with plenty of online bidders."

€5.35/kg for weanling heifer at Roscommon

The first-prize-winning heifer, which weighed 340kgs, sold for €1,820.

Brisk trade for cattle at Roscommon

Dry cows made from €1.66-€2.08/kg, heifers sold from €2.24-€2.92/kg and bullocks ranged from €2.23-€2.47/kg.

'Brisk' trade with majority of lots sold at Roscommon

"Once again, there were plenty of customers in attendance all actively sourcing stock.”