‘Average cost of keeping a cow with a calf up to weaning is €746’

Quality weanlings are €100-€150 back on last year and the gap is even wider for plainer types.

VIDEO: In-calf heifers for sale

Charolais-cross heifers in-calve to AI Limousin sire, ZAG

Young Farmer: Leighanne Kelly

The 22-year-old wants a full-time career in agriculture

Young Farmer: Seamus Carr

"It pumps the blood in my veins"