Store prices surge ¤40/hd
STORE prices rose by up to €40/hd in some marts this week as Northern buyers and local farmers battled for stock.
Meanwhile, demand for beef types remained extremely strong everywhere, with factory agents determined to secure stock fit for slaughter.
Brisk trade is generating strong demand for suckler cows with calves at foot. Sixty Limousin cows with Belgian Blue calves at foot sold for an average of €2,020/hd in Ennis Mart.