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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.
With factory quotes remaining unchanged for another week, finished hogget and store prices are holding steady.
By Peter Varley on 19 January 2017
A special sale of in-lamb ewes sold to a top price of €215 at Ballymena Livestock Mart this week.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 January 2017
Hogget prices in the factories are holding steady, with some producer groups managing to increase base quotes.
By Peter Varley on 12 January 2017
Hogget prices are holding steady in the marts, with signs of new life as in-lamb ewes make an appearance in sales.
By Peter Varley on 12 January 2017
There is growing pressure to establish new sheep and beef markets in light of potential trade risks from a hard Brexit.
By Darren Carty on 12 January 2017
Live sheep exports recorded an increase of over 16,000 head, driven by demand for the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha.
By Darren Carty on 12 January 2017
Sheep throughput, export volumes/value and live exports all marginally increased in 2016, but unfortunately average prices eased by 1c/kg.
By Darren Carty on 12 January 2017
Mart prices resumed on a similar level in Saturday's first sale of 2017 in Mountbellew Mart in Co Galway.
By Darren Carty on 09 January 2017
The number of sheep imported south for direct slaughter in 2016 reached 394,298 head with a weakening in sterling improving the attractiveness of northern sheep.
By Darren Carty on 10 January 2017
Speaking at the Bord Bia marketing seminar in Naas on Friday Brendan Gleeson from the Department of Agriculture said the next step in accessing the Chinese market is a visit expected later this year.
By Phelim O'Neill on 08 January 2017
A review and outlook of the global beef and sheepmeat markets presented at the Bord Bia marketing seminar on Friday showed some positive signs.
By Darren Carty on 06 January 2017
There are finally signs of a lift in hogget prices after weeks of no change.
By Peter Varley on 05 January 2017
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Ballymena Mart, Saturday 7th January at Noon....
70 Quality TEXEL Inlamb Shearling Ewes from Annakisha,Chessy,Emlach and Foundry ...
suffok shearling ewes all scanned in lamb to imported sires from the Annakisha ...
West Region Texel Club Show and Sale of in lamb Shearlings Ewes and Maiden Ewe L...

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