This week’s quotes for heifers remain unchanged at €3.65/kg for in-spec animals, with bullocks trading 5c/kg behind at €3.60/kg base before any in-spec or QPS bonuses are paid.

There are still some reports of €3.70/kg being paid for heifers where numbers and quality are in the mix. Aberdeen Angus and Hereford cattle are still in demand, with bonuses of 10c to 15c/kg available for suitable cattle.