Record week for calf movements
Heavy snowfall delayed movements and is leading to many marts now recording record throughput, while farm-to-farm sales and live exports are at peak activity.
Global beef insight: delving into UK beef imports and exports for 2018
The UK has an import requirement of over 400,000t of beef with Ireland being the number-one supplier with beef exports of some 283,000t in 2017
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: slight improvement in store trade
There has been an increase in the number of store buyers at marts. However, weanlings continue to be a tricky trade at times.