Beef trends: cows and bulls creeping upwards
Factories remain reluctant to increase steer and heifer prices, but are slowly rising cow and bull prices in an attempt to entice higher numbers forward.
Beef trends update: factories regrouping on prices offered
Some factory agents increased prices paid at the end of last week but have started this week on a more cautious footing and are reluctant to match the higher prices quoted last week.
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.