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Beef trade steady despite factory efforts
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes on finished cattle.
In pictures: Friesian bull calf trade steadies in Bandon
26 February 2024 Markets
In pictures: Friesian bull calf trade steadies in Bandon
Normal service resumes in calf trade at Bandon Mart this week after bad weather hit trade for Friesian bull calves.
In pictures: Kilvilcorris hits sale-topping €6,000 twice in Tullamore
26 February 2024 Pedigree
In pictures: Kilvilcorris hits sale-topping €6,000 twice in Tullamore
Shanon Kinahan was in Tullamore on Saturday, where the Irish Charolais Cattle Society made a return to its spring sales.
Watch: top call of €2,310 for Elphin heifers
Adam Woods reports from this week’s special heifer sale, which took place in Elphin Mart.
23 February 2024 Markets
Record Australian lamb production
Australia's Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirms that 2023 was the year that Australian beef and sheep production returned to its full potential.
23 February 2024 News
Heavy bulls wanted for Algeria
Adam Woods has news on a big boost for live exports with Curzon exports securing an Algerian deal.
21 February 2024 Markets
Fat cattle in demand at Ballymena Mart
Buyers were highly active on heavy fleshed stock during the weekly sale of fat cattle in Ballymena Mart.
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: factories move to cut beef price; hogget prices surge to 650p/kg
There are mixed fortunes in the beef and sheep trade at NI plants, with cattle prices easing, but hoggets rising in value.
21 February 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply increase sees slight ease in calf trade
There was a big lift in numbers at marts this week, as calving progresses on farms across the country. This increase saw prices ease slightly for a number of breeds.
21 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers front up in Cahir
Farmer buyers drove the calf trade in Cahir Mart on Friday night last, as exporters took a bit of a backseat. Beef-cross calves were especially in demand and farmers were anxious to snap them up.
21 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: breeding heifers met with insatiable demand in Balla
The special breeding sale of heifers held on Saturday last in Balla saw top-end breeding types hitting between €5/kg and €6/kg.
21 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: mart numbers increasing to meet demand
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
21 February 2024 Markets