Firm trade for feeding cows with strong demand for slaughter-fit types
Feeding cull cows are said to be a firm trade for all types, while finishers and agents are active for slaughter-fit continentals.
Ringside comment: a more positive mood at the ringside
The mood around mart rings is much improved in recent weeks, with the onset of grass buyer demand for all types of stock.
Suckler farmers call for greater market support
Cash-strapped suckler farmers are calling for better prices for top-quality suckler-bred animals to offset rising costs.
Beef prices: beef throughput increases again
Last week’s kill increased by 870 head to reach 38,570, a new high point for the time of year.