Ringside comment: farmer demand drives prices up
Increased farmer demand has helped cattle prices in marts in the past week, with an upwards trend evident.
Beef trends update: factories regrouping on prices offered
Some factory agents increased prices paid at the end of last week but have started this week on a more cautious footing and are reluctant to match the higher prices quoted last week.
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.