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Information on cattle factory prices and cattle mart prices from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
Plainer cattle continue to be met with mixed demand in some areas. However, grass buyers continue to be actively sourcing cattle, which is helping to place a firm floor under prices.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
Last Thursday's sale at Tullamore Mart saw another large entry of stock met with firm demand from grass buyers and feeders.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
Last Friday night's weanling sale at Cootehill Mart saw a strong entry of weanlings met with firm demand and prices.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
There is no change in the trade again this week, with steers trading on a base of €4.05/kg and heifers on a base of €4.15/kg.
By Darren Carty on 27 April 2017
This is the clear outcome from analysis of the recently concluded Phase 2 of the Teagasc/Irish Farmers Journal BETTER Farm Beef Programme (2012-2015).
By Advertisers' Announcements on 26 May 2016
Last Thurdsday’s sale at Ballymena saw 265 beef cows on offer, which sold to a top price of £2.19/kg for a 510kg Limousin.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
Supplies are finely balanced with demand, with shed-finished cattle providing a reprieve to tightening throughput.
By Darren Carty on 24 April 2017
Phelim O'Neill brings the final report from the Scottish meat industry conference held in Glasgow at the weekend, with lessons to be learned for Northern Ireland.
By Phelim O'Neill on 24 April 2017
After a run of extremely large sales, cattle numbers were back slightly at Macroom Mart on Saturday, however prices held firm.
By Tommy Moyles on 23 April 2017
Dry conditions over the past week helped keep the trade firm at both Balla and Headford marts on Saturday.
By Nathan Tuffy on 23 April 2017
Cattle quotes have increased by 2p/kg at several plants, with 344p to 350p/kg now on offer as the beef trade remains firm.
By Kieran Mailey on 20 April 2017
Demand is firm, but factory buyers are resisting further upward movement and are digging in at current prices.
By Darren Carty on 20 April 2017
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