Beef trade finely balanced on 356p/kg quote
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is finely balanced, as large numbers of cattle continue to come on to the market this week.
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.