Butcher and factory lambs up €4-€5/head at Blessington

A mart spokesperson reported a "super trade" for all types of store lambs.

Lambs and cull ewes peak at €132 at Kilkenny

A smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round, according to George Candler.

Strong demand for beef and store cattle at Carnew

€2,020 was forked out for a Limousin cow-heifer with a Limousin heifer calf at foot.

Good demand for stores and forward cattle at Ennis

"Buyers were plentiful with the resurgence of grass growth.”

€1,330 for weanling heifer at Headford

This LMX, weighing 360kg, made €1310 or €3.64/kg

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