With the country now in full lockdown, the sale of cattle will be minimal in the coming weeks. However, where farmers do sell direct to another farmer, we look at what prices they should be getting for them.

Probably the fairest way to sell is to weigh and sell by weight. Once both parties agree that the scales is accurate and agree a price, it gives great peace of mind to both sides. Judging the weight of cattle is difficult to do accurately unless you have a keen eye for it.