Beef prices moving in favour of finishers
With the pool of finished cattle in Northern Ireland shrinking, beef finishers are gaining the upper hand on price. Lamb prices are holding firm, with deals as hogget trade ends.
Heavy short-keep cattle firm but plainer cattle a little easier
There was a strong trade for all top-quality cattle and those suitable for a short finish but plain cattle were a little easier.
What's on in the marts in the coming weeks
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
Ringside comment: increased farmer activity lifts heifer prices
The past week has seen much increased farmer demand for all types of good-quality cattle. The biggest lift was seen in the demand for heifers.