Twelve cows and 13 calves so far in Newford Farm
Calving is still described as slow to kick into life with over 20 cows in the calving pen on the point of calving.
Plainer cattle a little easier at Balla mart
Plainer cattle were a weaker trade on Saturday in Balla but good-quality types were strong and steady.
Camera at the mart: quality store cattle a strong steady trade in Kilrush
We were at Wednesday's special show and sale of cattle at Kilrush Mart. The trade was strong for all good-quality types, but plainer cattle were a little slower to sell.
Ringside comment: improved trade for quality cattle
There has been an improved trade for good-quality store cattle in the last week, but plainer-quality bullocks and heifers have been met with a slightly easier trade.