The price of stock bulls is increasing this year
On farm visits in Co. Limerick with a client who deals with cattle revealed that the price of stock bulls will increase this year over last year. The primary reasons are associated with the insufficient stock bull power with increased herd size.
Stock bulls are at increased injury risk with the extra work demanded of them as herd size increases. Stock bulls had to be culled rather than be carried over from one season to the next because of injuries.