In pictures: brisk weanling trade in Skibbereen
Lighter weanling bulls were to the fore of this week's sale, with up to €2.80/kg available for continentals.
Heavy short-keep cattle firm but plainer cattle a little easier
There was a strong trade for all top-quality cattle and those suitable for a short finish but plain cattle were a little easier.
What's on in the marts in the coming weeks
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
Ringside comment: increased farmer activity lifts heifer prices
The past week has seen much increased farmer demand for all types of good-quality cattle. The biggest lift was seen in the demand for heifers.