Prices for weanlings at autumn sales are up by €50 to €80/head depending on quality, an analysis of the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database shows.

With farmers driving demand, bull weanlings in the 300kg to 400kg category are up €87/head (€0.25/kg) compared to 2019 prices, with heifer weanlings in the same category up €108/head (€0.31/kg).