articles about sheep-prices
A smaller sale of sheep with some 320 entries on offer – Candler
Bullocks hit €710 over and heifers topped out at €570 over
Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire
Strong demand for Charolais and Limousin bull weanlings in the 320-360kg bracket
Bullocks ranged from €1.33-€2.70/kg, while heifers sold from €1.38-€2.36/kg
“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire
“The heifer trade was marginally better which was dominated by farmers.”
“With the strong winds over the weekend, boats could not travel so shippers were not as active"
Bullocks ranged from €128-€770 over and weanlings pushed from €200-€640 over
"Store lambs were in good demand and were a very steady trade."
Light to forward stores were a steady trade, according to McGuire
“Store bullocks are easy to sell"
“Larger numbers from Northern Ireland and further afield helping to swell numbers in the factories” – Candler
Bullocks ranged from €1.38-€2.43/kg, while heifers made from €1.33-€2.48/kg
“Light continental bulls saw a strong demand for export" - Quinn
Lambs met with a steady trade
"Plainer cattle were also up in price" - Harkin
“Trade was similar to last week and possibly easier by €1/head” - Driver
“A much bigger sale with a very obvious increase in demand all-round” - McGuire