AROUND THE SALES
uDEMAND for bulls continues apace with values sustaining much of the pre-year end rise at almost 93p/kg across all weigh bands, according to MLC figures. Key markets put medium and heavy weigh entries at about 97p/kg.
uPIG markets saw a small fall in prices earlier this week, with porker and cutter weights at 59-60p/kg. Weaners also continue to witness lack-lustre demand with light store at Exeter trading at £12.50 each.
uMORE dairy dispersal sales are being planned as the rationalisation of individual milk producing business continues. Auctioneers report a resumption of enquiries from vendors looking to secure sale dates later this spring. *