Prices for heavy weanling bulls in marts in July are up by €100/head on last year and €185/head on 2019. Early heavier weanling bulls have seen the biggest increase in price, with 23c/kg the difference between this year and last year for bulls between 400kg and 450kg.

The difference increases by 41c/kg when comparing 2019 MartBids data with 2021 figures. This price difference is the potential of an extra €185/head on a 450kg animal.