Beef cattle prices up €55\head on last year
Beef cattle prices are running up to €55/head above the same time last year but lesser quality weanling prices are back by up to €30/head.
In pictures: heifers a stronger trade at Balla Mart
Despite larger numbers on offer, more farmer buyer demand lead to an improved heifer trade at Balla Mart.
Belgian Blue bulls sells for €3,400 in Carnew mart suckler sale
The clearance sale of Colin Tyner’s 100-cow suckler herd saw a brisk trade for good-quality cows.
In pictures: brisk weanling trade in Skibbereen
Lighter weanling bulls were to the fore of this week's sale, with up to €2.80/kg available for continentals.