Strong turnout at Skibbereen fatstock sale
Belgian blues dominated the prizewinners at Skibbereen marts annual fatstock show and sale while there was a slight improvement in the cow trade
Trade steadies as kill rebounds
An increase in throughput has provided factories with a reprieve and taken some of the pressure off to compete aggressively for stock.
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Ringside Comment: strong cow demand continues as prices rise
The mart trade has continued firm, but there are more plain-quality cattle coming to the fore.