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Export demand underpinning traditional calf prices
Declan Marren
Calf prices are steady if not spectacular, with exporter demand for Angus calves in evidence as Friesian bull calf numbers decline.
30 March 2022 Markets
Friesian bull price up but beef-sired calves continue to slip
It was a positive week for Friesian bull calf prices, up €15/head on the week, while beef-sired calf prices eased by €5/head on average this week.
23 March 2022 Markets
Angus and Hereford calves back €20/head on week
Beef-sired calf prices slipped quite significantly this week, as more numbers start to come forward for sale.
Reduced numbers of two-week-old calves in marts
Sellers are responding to buyer demands of a calf at least 50kg, which has seen the number of lighter and younger calves in marts decline in recent weeks.
15 March 2022 Markets
Creating a microclimate in the calf-rearing shed
Microclimates can help provide the perfect environment for calves in the rearing shed. At all times, farmers should try to provide a well -ventilated yet draft-free environment.
9 March 2022 Management
In pictures: Friesian calf price recovers after midweek slump
Check out the trade in Bandon mart today. Read the sale report here
7 March 2022 News
Dealing with scour and pneumonia in calves
Aidan Brennan has some practical advice for farmers dealing with sick calves this spring.
2 March 2022 Animal Health
In pictures: solid trade for Friesian bull calves
Tommy Moyles was in Bandon Mart on Monday for its weekly calf sale. Check out the trade here.
28 February 2022 News
Nitrogen reduction to take effect in 2022
Dympna Kehoe outlined the details of the draft nitrates action programme at the Spring Scientific Meeting fo the Fertilizer Association of Ireland.
1 February 2022 News
Cork Marts first to display dam breed on mart boards
Cork Marts has made the decision to display the dam breed on mart boards in sales from Saturday 29 January onwards.
28 January 2022 News
Dealing with bloat in young calves
Incidences of bloat in young calves appears to be on the increase. Aidan Brennan looks at some of the risk factors which were discussed at the Calf Care events.
26 January 2022 Calves
Calf exports hold steady in difficult 2021
Seamus McMenamin from Bord Bia takes a look at calf exports over the last three years and what 2022 might hold for 2022
26 January 2022 Markets