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Sheep markets news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest sheep market news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all developments in the sheep farming sector including sheep prices and sheep sales.
Most deals for prime cattle are being done in the mid- to high-360s this week.
By David Wright on 15 June 2017
Improvements in the sheep trade continue, bolstered by a strong UK trade and buying for Ramadan.
By Peter Varley on 15 June 2017
Factory agents and butchers are battling hard in the marts for tighter lamb supplies.
By Peter Varley on 15 June 2017
Factory agents are still on the lookout for lambs, with quotes rising in cases and firm demand reflected in mart sales.
By Darren Carty on 12 June 2017
Summer promotional blitz targets new season lamb
Bord Bia is undertaking an 11-week promotional campaign to increase lamb sales between now and October.
By Odile Evans on 09 June 2017
Despite further downward pressure on lamb quotes, prices are stabilising, with factories paying more to secure numbers.
By Peter Varley on 08 June 2017
Last Tuesday's sale at Carnaross Mart saw another solid trade for spring lambs, with prices on a par with last week's trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 08 June 2017
In the majority of sheep sales, prices were holding steady for fleshed lambs, despite the recent factory price cuts.
By Peter Varley on 08 June 2017
Market demand for cattle continues to rise, with base quotes increasing to 364p/kg in Northern Ireland.
By Kieran Mailey on 01 June 2017
Factories reduce base quotes after exceptionally strong prices paid for spring lambs.
By Peter Varley on 01 June 2017
Strong prices for all classes of sheep has brought about a renewed positivity to the sheep trade.
By Peter Varley on 01 June 2017
While there are some positive market signals for carcases weighing over 15kg, Kildare Chilling’s Seamus Finucane says there is unlikely to be any immediate outlet for lighter carcases.
By Darren Carty on 01 June 2017
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Premier show & sale of rams and females. Roscommon mart Wednesday 12th July. Sho...
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