Northern view: beef prices harden with deals on offer
Beef prices are starting to harden in Northern Ireland, as the the glut of cattle coming on to the market starts to ease. Hoggets are in demand with higher prices.
Trade steady in Balla as numbers increase
The number of cattle on offer in Balla was well up on Saturday, with farmers starting to show cattle earlier on account of the strong trade.
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.