Trade stronger at Ennis as buyers 'anxious' to secure cattle

A spokesperson said that the sale "went well" despite Covid-19 restrictions.

Bullocks sell from €1.47 to €2.96/kg at Headford

“We would like to thank everyone for their cooperation during this difficult time." - Joe Wynne

Covid-19 influences prices at Baltinglass

30-40kg entries made between €82 and €112

Fewer customers at Ballinrobe due to Covid-19

“Sheep numbers were back on last week with the trade also easier”

Weanlings sell from €1.85-€3.08/kg at Headford

“We had many restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak." - Joe Wynne

Suckler pairs reach €2,620 at Ennis

“Calves, overall, were a good trade with the exception of a few poor Friesians that made from €5-€25."

Bullocks hit €1,800 at Headford

The mart’s beef/store cattle show and sale attracted a large entry, according to Wynne.

Small entry at Headford due to Storm Jorge

Bullocks ranged from €250-€860 over, while heifers ranged €510-€575 over.

Quality calves up €10-€20/hd at Ennis

Poor calves were a “tough trade as usual”.

Bullocks climb to €1,960 at Headford

Weanlings sold from €1.91-€3.19/kg, while heifers fetched from €1.72-€2.95/kg.

Forward-store lambs up €3-€6/hd at Baltinglass

Cast ewes pushed from €80-€130, while ewes with lambs at foot sold from €145-€230.

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.