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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.
Supplies have tightened considerably leaving factory agents more anxious to source stock in mart or direct-farm sales.
By Darren Carty on 18 May 2017
Those attending last week’s IGA sheep conference were told that while Brexit may potentially have some upsides for sheep markets, these will likely be offset by other downsides.
By Darren Carty on 18 May 2017
Factory agents have turned to mart sales in a bid to compensate for lower throughput, with prices rising by €3 to €5/head in recent days.
By Darren Carty on 18 May 2017
Prices in mart sales have increased by €3 to €5 in recent days with some managers recording prices up to €8 higher than the previous week’s sales.
By Darren Carty on 16 May 2017
With hogget numbers drying up, factories are focusing their attention on spring lambs.
By Peter Varley on 11 May 2017
The trade for spring lambs is improving by €2 to €4/head, as hogget supplies dry up.
By Peter Varley on 11 May 2017
There was a good mix od young and aged ewes at Mountbellew Mart on Saturday.
By Darren Carty on 08 May 2017
Factories are attempting to pull prices back, but are careful not to lose out on any sales.
By Peter Varley on 04 May 2017
Low numbers of spring lamb are being presented for sale in the marts, helping to keep a base on prices.
By Peter Varley on 04 May 2017
Some factories have added another 2p/kg to base quotes for cattle this week.
By David Wright on 27 April 2017
Prices for hoggets have risen 10c/kg for quality assured lots.
By Peter Varley on 27 April 2017
The momentum behind price increases last week for hoggets and spring lambs has stalled as we head into another bank holiday weekend.
By Peter Varley on 27 April 2017
The operator has easy access to all the gate handles and can operate from one pl...
Large numbers of Ewes and Lambs, Hoggets...

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