articles about sheep-prices
'Bigger numbers are starting to come out; nice quality cattle are easy to sell'
'A much bigger sale with store lambs meeting a very strong trade'
‘Farmers, agents and feedlot buyers were all in competition to purchase cattle’
Heifers sold to €2.20/kg, bullocks hit €2.22/kg and dry cows topped out at €1.76/kg.
“The largest entry of sheep this year; a strong demand for store lambs'
'Our 35th Annual Sheep Breeders' Show and Sale turned out very successful and met with a near-complete clearance'
'A brilliant turnout of sheep for our annual show and sale; a great clearance was recorded for ewe hoggets'
'Grass farmers are anxious to purchase in-spec cattle'
'Cattle numbers were similar to the previous sale, while sheep numbers are continuing to increase'
“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”
Over 2,500 entries were offered for sale
“Heavy factory and butcher lambs were similar to last week"
More customers were present to purchase quality sheep, while quality cattle sold well.
‘The heifer trade was livelier than the bull trade on a per kg basis’
'A very good demand for nice Suffolk lambs'
Cull cows and suckler pairs peaked at €1,450, weanling bulls hit €950 and heifers realised €1,200.
Butcher and factory lambs were easier than previous weeks.
‘Plain cattle remain hard to sell’