Quality in-calf cows a firm trade
Recent weeks have seen in-calf suckler heifers and cows on offer right across the country. Buyers in the main are opting for well-grown heifers with good conformation.
Monday beef update: more bite but struggle to raise prices
Factory agents are keen to secure sales, but remain reluctant to pay more, with the exception of cracks appearing for large numbers of choice lots.
In pictures: heifers a stronger trade at Balla Mart
Despite larger numbers on offer, more farmer buyer demand lead to an improved heifer trade at Balla Mart.
Belgian Blue bulls sells for €3,400 in Carnew mart suckler sale
The clearance sale of Colin Tyner’s 100-cow suckler herd saw a brisk trade for good-quality cows.