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
Strong demand for heavy bullocks and heifers
Today's sale at Balla Mart saw another strong trade for all heavy bullocks and heifers over 600kg.
What's on in the marts
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks around the country.
Ringside comment: improved feedlot demand evident in the south
While mart prices are holding firm, increased feedlot activity has had a positive impact on the price of 500kg Angus and Hereford cattle in the last few days.