Have a look at the prices paid or quoted for cattle this week at factories around the country.
IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should not take lower quoted prices for cattle as factories are paying more to get stock.
Take a look at the prices for steers, heifers and cows quoted or paid this week.
Cattle prices increased again this week with strong factory demand and prices paid above quotes.
IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed will have to get tough with the meat factories at the Beef Forum later this week.