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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.
Cattle prices in Northern Ireland have seen upward momentum in the past week as supplies tighten. Hogget prices are also rising.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 March 2018
Last week’s lift in factory prices and strong appetite of agents to secure additional supplies is very evident in mart sales with prices rising by €5 to €10 per head.
By Darren Carty on 12 March 2018
There was a strong trade for sheep last week at Ballymote Mart, where a special weanling show and sale also took place.
By Nathan Tuffy on 10 March 2018
Quotes have increased by 20c/kg to 35c/kg in the space of a week due to tightening numbers and weather-related trade disruptions forcing factories to increase prices to entice numbers forward.
By Darren Carty on 08 March 2018
Small sales help to keep upwards price pressure on mart trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 08 March 2018
Solid factory trade is continuing to be reflected in mart sales, with demand also rising for ewes with lambs at foot and ewe lambs.
By Nathan Tuffy on 01 March 2018
Prices are holding solid, but heavy snowfall is set to greatly disrupt processing activity on Thursday and Friday.
By Darren Carty on 01 March 2018
Prices for hogget saw further increases this week on the back of strong factory demand.
By Kieran Mailey on 01 March 2018
Irish Country Meats general manager John Walsh forecasts that the volume of sheepmeat exported in value-added over carcase form will reach close to 100% in the coming years.
By Darren Carty on 01 March 2018
Another factory price jump has had a very positive effect on the sheep trade. With hogget supplies still low and with better weather in recent days, the supply has dropped further.
By Nathan Tuffy on 22 February 2018
Factories are working hard to source additional supplies and are being forced to increase prices to secure sales.
By Darren Carty on 22 February 2018
Yesterday's sheep sale at Roscommon Mart saw a smaller entry of sheep on offer.
By Nathan Tuffy on 22 February 2018
Feed barrier -made to measure Lamb/Sheep scales. Rollover crate with headlock ga...

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