Farmers very active for all types of store bullocks and heifers
Saturday's sale at Balla Mart saw another very strong trade for bullocks and for heifers with the strongest demand for bullocks.
Cattle prices: fewer farmers around the rings but demand still strong
Despite there being fewer farmers at the ringsides in Balla Mart on Saturday, there was a strong steady trade for all types of stock.
In pictures: Friesian bullocks make up to €1,650 in Bandon
Demand for good-quality Angus and Hereford store bullocks remains on par with other springs, but poorer-quality stock are really feeling the pinch as finishers are more cautious about what they purchase.
What's on: a guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks around the country.