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cattle in the frame for online sales

THE provision of a new farm-to-farm online service for selling cattle has been welcomed by a local farm leader. Emerald Isle Beef Producers’ Group have started up a new match up service for all farm-to-farm sales on a pilot basis since Sunday. Clare Marts has also decided to conduct online sales this Thursday and Friday and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday next week. Manager, Martin McNamara outlined all sellers have to pre-enter their cattle and are given a designated time to drop off their cattle. At a predetermined time, buyers will be allowed in to view the stock and the auction will start at 12 noon and any buyer will have to be online. This can be done by downloading the livestock live app and register with the mart, which can be done by buyers and sellers. In addition, there will be a full live stream of the online auction. Acknowledging some farmers are not tech savy, Mr McNamara said there …

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