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“A fine sale of quality cattle on offer, accompanied by an equally fine day and an equally fine trade" - McGuire
“The high-quality of the stock on show resulted in a 100% clearance” – Tom McGuire
A special continental Bullock sale attracted some quality-types, with up to €2.60/kg recorded. Heifers sold to €2.60/kg, weanling bulls hit €3.05/kg and dry cows realised €1.91/kg.
Wednesday’s special Continental Heifer sale attracted some quality entries, with top-quality entries realising the top calls. Sheep numbers were back slightly on last week with the trade remaining unchanged.
Atrocious weather conditions hampered the number of sheep and cattle on offer at the venue; sheep numbers were similar to the previous week with a good number of customers present.
“On Wednesday, there were more than enough customers around for the numbers that were on show” – Tom McGuire
Heifers topped out at €1,600, while bullocks sold to €1,365. Moving to the sheep, store lambs made up to €121, ewe lambs hit €118 & fat ewes climbed to €112.