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There was a full clearance of bullocks and dry cows, while 86% of heifers found new homes.
"Plenty of customers in attendance who were anxious for stock"
'A large number of customers in attendance resulted in a very high clearance of lots'
Heifers fetched from €385-€600 over the kilo and bullocks pushed from €380 up to €595 over the kilo
‘Quality cattle sold well’ - bullocks from €2.12-€2.71/kg, heifers made from €2.04-€2.38/kg and dry cows traded at €1.69-€1.81/kg.
Bullocks fetched €385 - €665 over the kilo while Heifers sold from €365 - €570 over the kilo
Bullocks made from €2.06/kg-€2.65/kg, heifers sold from €1.93-€2.22/kg and dry cows climbed from €1.57-€1.75/kg.
“With the continued good grass growth, farmers were actively sourcing stock resulting in a good clearance of lots.”
"Prices fetched €106 for 47.5kgs”
“There was a good demand for stock with a high clearance of lots.”
“Trade was strong for all classes,”
A brisk trade led to a high clearance of lots
“There was a good sized sale again with excellent stock on offer.”
Bullocks sold from €2.32-€2.89/kg, heifers made from €2.17-€2.43/kg and dry cows pushed from €1.74-€2.40/kg.
“A brisk trade all-round with plenty of customers actively sourcing cattle resulting in a very high clearance of lots.” - Maura Quigley
Bullocks met with a steady trade, while there was a firm trade for heifers.
There was a brisk trade for all stock with a strong demand, in particular, for bullocks from the large number of customers present, according to Maura Quigley.
Pictures: “There was an electric trade for Heifers with prices ranging from €2.64-€4.06/kg. The trade for quality bulls was solid with good prices achieved, in particular, for the lighter-type animal”
“There were better numbers on offer on Friday, with prices holding well and a good clearance of lots” – Maura Quigley