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A mart spokesperson reported that there was a 'brisk trade' for heifers
Ewes with lambs at foot made up to €260/head.
Buyers made their bids both at home and on-site after viewing the stock before the sale commenced.
Stag ewes fetched between €82-€130/head
Customers viewed the stock before the sale and went online to bid, both at home and on-site
“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."
Bullocks made up to €3.39/kg.
The first-prize-winning heifer, which weighed 340kgs, sold for €1,820.
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.
"Once again, there were plenty of customers in attendance all actively sourcing stock.”
“A good demand for all stock with the majority of lots getting sold.”
“There were good numbers of customers in attendance actively sourcing stock," - Quigley
“There was a good attendance of customers with a mix of farmers and agents anxious for stock"
“There was a good selection of breeding heifers on offer with lots making up to €1,710"
“Prices improved from the previous special sale" - Quigley
"A brisk trade for heifers with plenty of customers in attendance which resulted in a very high clearance of lots" - Quigley
Springers sold from €1,780-€2,450
“There was a huge entry of top-quality stock on offer at last Friday’s sale” – Quigley