Ringside comment: quality weanlings steady but pressure on plainer quality
The trade for top-quality stores and weanlings is steady, but plainer cattle are a slightly slower sell and, as a result, the price gap is widening between the top and bottom.
Bullocks make up to €2.79/kg in Roscrea
Sale report from Roscrea Mart's general cattle sale on Friday 22 March, powered by the MartBids app.
Strong trade for bullocks in Kilkenny
Sale report from Kilkenny Mart's general cattle sale on Thursday 21 March, powered by the MartBids app.
Beef finishers facing 'financial ruin'
Winter finishing budgets pointed to prices of €4.40/kg to €4.50/kg being required to deliver a €100 margin. Prices have failed to get anywhere near this level.