Exporters active in the bull ring at Ennis

“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."

Suckler pairings hit €1,800 at Maam Cross

Pictures and prices: Cull cows sold to €1,330, heifers made up to €1,120, weanlings topped out at €1,000 & bullocks realised €1,030.

Strong export demand for light weaning bulls at Carnew

“Trade was excellent for all types of stock with a full clearance.” – Quinn

Heifers make up to €905 over at Headford

Bullocks sold to €840 over, weanling bulls pushed up to €630 over and weanling heifers topped out at €615 over.

Spring lambs easier by €7-€12/head at Baltinglass

Spring lambs sold to €110, while hoggets hit €114 & cast ewes peaked at €128.

Strong demand for forward stores at Raphoe

“Plainer-type bulls are the most difficult to sell.” – Harkin

Plainer lots a 'shade tougher' at Ennis

“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”

Heifers sell to €1,160 over at Roscommon

“There was a good sized sale again with excellent stock on offer.”

Bullocks reach €945 over the kg at Headford

Heifers hit €790 over, weanling heifers realised €745 over and weanling bulls topped out at €625 over.

Brisk trade for spring lambs at Baltinglass

Ewes with lambs at foot topped out at €235, while cast ewes climbed to €120

Cull ewes reach €144 at Ballymote

Hoggets hit €118, while lambs peaked at €118 - see the full report here.

Farmers and feedlot buyers active at Raphoe

“Plainer Friesian-types and mid-weight bulls were more difficult to sell.” – Harkin

‘Plenty of customers for quality lots’ - McGuire

Bullocks hit €2.58/kg, heifers climbed to €2.91/kg and cull cows reached €2.02/kg.

Bullocks sell to €880 over at Headford

Heifers sold to €815 over, weanling bulls topped out at €685 over and weanling heifers pushed up to €690 over; cull ewes hit €95 and spring lambs realised €133

Farmers active for quality stores at Baltinglass

There was strong demand for all types at its cattle sale, while Spring lambs reached €130 and cast ewes peaked at €134.

Steady trade for all types at Tuam

Bullocks made up to €810 over, heifers hit €780 over, weanling bulls sold to €550 over and weanling heifers realised €610 over.

Smaller entry at Ennis

“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”

Bullocks peak at €875 over at Headford

A 95% clearance rate was recorded, according to Joe Wynne.