Suckler replacements steady
Where suckler cow and calf teams are on offer, prices are holding steady for all types, with plain and old cow and calf teams holding well also.
In pictures: heifers a stronger trade at Balla Mart
Despite larger numbers on offer, more farmer buyer demand lead to an improved heifer trade at Balla Mart.
Belgian Blue bulls sells for €3,400 in Carnew mart suckler sale
The clearance sale of Colin Tyner’s 100-cow suckler herd saw a brisk trade for good-quality cows.
In pictures: brisk weanling trade in Skibbereen
Lighter weanling bulls were to the fore of this week's sale, with up to €2.80/kg available for continentals.