Ringside comment: mixed mart trade continues
Sales continue to be very small at all marts around the country, though numbers will start to rise as autumn weanling sales start to take place.
In-spec stock in demand at Bandon
There was a strong trade for forward stores and factory cows at this week's sale in Bandon Mart, writes Tommy Moyles.
Beef trends update: factories move to curtail top prices
Agents have reduced quoted prices at the start of the week to a base of €3.90/kg for steers and €4.00/kg for heifers.
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