Cattle quotes hold at 352p/kg with deals for heifers
There is little change to beef prices in Northern Ireland, with quotes holding steady. However, there are deals to be had on prime heifers. Lamb prices have hardened.
Beef prices update: challenges continue in moving bulls
While some plants have started to work their way through larger numbers, a low appetite in others is resulting in slow movement. Some are even imposing penalties on bulls they deem out of spec.
In pictures: top of €2.92/kg at Roscrea female fatstock show and sale
The trade was described as defying beef price pressure with factory agents, butcher and wholesale buyers all competing for slaughter-fit cows and heifers.
Beef prices remain static
The beef kill has resumed what has become normal service for the final months of 2018 with throughput increasing and prices unchanged.