Weanling heifer makes €5.04/kg at Roscommon

"There was a brisk trade for weanling heifers" - Quigley

Drying-off the spring-calving dairy herd

The Ballyclider pedigree herd averages 9,000 litres at 4% butterfat and 3.32% protein.

Farmers and midland buyers active at Ballinrobe

A larger entry “probably due to the end of the 7-month [ANC] retention period” – McGuire

Exporters active for Italian market at Balla

Bulls in the 350-450kgs bracket met with strong export demand

3 key areas that will affect the profitability of dairy farms in 2020

Research has shown that spring grass is twice as valuable as autumn grass.

Numbers start to fall at Ballinrobe

Trade was similar to previous week, as quality remains king

WATCH: Improved trade for weanlings at Balla

Farmers made their presence felt at the ringside