Sheep trade improves at Baltinglass

“Ewes with lambs at foot are starting to come out and they made from €160 up to €220 for a family.”

Cull cows hold steady at Elphin

A full clearance was recorded in the cull cow, suckler and weanling rings.

Cast ewes peak at €125 at Baltinglass

Trade was similar to the previous week.

Weather has no impact on numbers or trade at Headford – Wynne

Bullocks ranged from €320 to €870 over, while heifers clicked from €365-€885 over.

'Brisk' trade at Baltinglass Mart’s 45th annual show and sale of males

"George Candler, kept everyone on their toes with his unique people skills, selling technique and wit.”

Weanling heifers back €20/hd at Ennis

Specialised bull finishers were in attendance.

Weanlings sell from €1.80-€2.87/kg at Headford

Bullocks made from €325-€850 over, while heifers clicked from €245 to €795 over.

Lambs reach €126 at Baltinglass

Coleman reported a “much-improved trade for all sorts”.

Lambs up €1-€2/hd at Baltinglass

Coleman said that cast ewes were also dearer by €2-€4/head.

Lambs peak at €123/head at Kilkenny

Candler said that trade was similar to the previous week.

Complete clearance at Baltinglass

Cast ewes sold to €130, while heavy lambs reached €120

Full clearance of lambs at Raphoe

Harkin reported an "excellent" trade for all lots on offer

Farmers active in weanling rings at Loughrea

“Cattle prices have got a good lift in the last couple of weeks”

Bullocks range from €1.31-€2.56/kg at Headford

Heifers topped out at €650 over, while weanlings heifers reached €660 over and weanling bulls peaked at €600 over

Cast ewes reach €140 at Kilkenny

Trade was similar to the previous week

‘Electric’ trade for sheep at Kilkenny

George Candler reported a full clearance

All lambs up by €3-€4/head at Baltinglass

Cast ewes improved by €2-€3/head, according to a spokesperson

Weanlings sell from €1.80-€2.98/kg at Headford

Bullocks ranged from €120-€755 over, while heifers made from €165-€695 over