Sharper trade for butcher and store lambs at Kilkenny

A smaller sale of sheep with some 320 entries on offer – Candler

Weanlings sell from €1.41-€2.96/kg at Headford

Bullocks hit €710 over and heifers topped out at €570 over

Heavy and plain cattle a tough sell at Ballinrobe

Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire

Exporters 'quiet' at Ennis

Strong demand for Charolais and Limousin bull weanlings in the 320-360kg bracket

Weanlings make from €1.19-€3.26/kg at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €1.33-€2.70/kg, while heifers sold from €1.38-€2.36/kg

Cull cows reach €1,560 at Ballinrobe

“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire

Exporters not as active as previous weeks at Ennis

“The heifer trade was marginally better which was dominated by farmers.”

Improved trade for heifers at Loughrea

“With the strong winds over the weekend, boats could not travel so shippers were not as active"

Heifers make from €165 to €672 over at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €128-€770 over and weanlings pushed from €200-€640 over

Heavy lambs easier by €1 - €2/head at Baltinglass

"Store lambs were in good demand and were a very steady trade."

Stronger cattle a harder sell at Ballinrobe

Light to forward stores were a steady trade, according to McGuire

Tougher trade for lambs at Kilkenny

“Larger numbers from Northern Ireland and further afield helping to swell numbers in the factories” – Candler

Weanlings sell from €1.33/kg to €3.54/kg at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €1.38-€2.43/kg, while heifers made from €1.33-€2.48/kg

More farmer and feedlot buyers at Carnew

“Light continental bulls saw a strong demand for export" - Quinn

In-spec cattle in demand at Raphoe

"Plainer cattle were also up in price" - Harkin

Suffolk rams sell to €600 at Tullow

“Trade was similar to last week and possibly easier by €1/head” - Driver

Dry cows reach €1,335 at Ballinrobe

“A much bigger sale with a very obvious increase in demand all-round” - McGuire

All farmer activity in heifer ring at Ennis

“Bull weanlings met a strong trade with both shippers and farmers active for these"