Prices edge upwards in Ballinasloe Mart
There was greater bite in last Saturday’s weanling sale, with strong sales activity running later into the year due to the poor spring.
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.
Farmers driving weanling demand
Farmer demand is said to have increased for all types of stock. Weanling heifers have seen an increase in prices, while bulls are easier sold but selling at similar prices.