articles about weanling-prices
Bullocks earned up to €1200/head or €2.83/kg.
The first-prize-winning heifer, which weighed 340kgs, sold for €1,820.
Bulls in the 350-450kgs bracket met with strong export demand
Farmers made their presence felt at the ringside
There was a “noticeable demand” for Charolais and Limousin-types weighing 270-340kgs.
Improved demand for weanlings and younger stock - Egan
Springers sold from €1,780-€2,450
Trade was “sharp” for quality stock, according to McGuire
"Bull weanlings 200kg-350kg were plentiful and while not making big money, they averaged €2.35/kg"
“A fantastic yard of great cattle quality on offer with almost 100% clearance, while prices were back from last year"
"Light Friesian, Hereford and Angus cattle were met with good farmer demand" - Quinn
“Variance still exists between the quality calves and the plainer-type lots” – Egan
“Monday weanling sales are attracting big numbers with little or no trouble with trade" - McGuire
Bullocks sold for up to €1,580, heifers hit €1,430 and cull cows peaked at €1,570.
Demand was strong for continental weanling bulls.
Bullocks ranged from €128-€770 over and weanlings pushed from €200-€640 over
Weanling sold from €2.00/kg to €2.80/kg