Beef trends: prices edge towards rise of 5c/kg
Factory agents are being forced to increase prices, with tighter numbers inserting more competition into the market.
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.