What should you be paid for your calves in farm-to-farm sales?
Nathan Tuffy
We look at where calf prices were last week and earlier this week to give an indication of what prices farmers should expect to get, or pay for calves.
28 March 2020 Markets
What should I get for my cattle when selling privately?
With marts now closed, and large numbers of cattle yet to be sold, we give farmers an idea of what prices they should be expect for their cattle when selling direct to farmers.
25 March 2020 Markets
Ringside Comment: quality cattle steady but plainer types a little easier
We look at how the mart trade is going in the past week and track changes in prices.
Cows a slightly tougher trade in marts
The cull cow trade held well last week, but indications earlier this week show a further easing of the trade once again.
25 March 2020 Markets
Mart manager comment: Brendan Egan – Castlerea
We spoke to Brendan Egan of Caslterea Mart to see how last week's sale went.
25 March 2020 Breeding & health
Friesian bull prices easier but Herefords stay strong
We look at calf mart sales over the past week and see what prices are on offer for various types of calves.
25 March 2020 Markets
SheepWatch: factory hoggets a little better
With reduced numbers of sales taking place, the trade for factory hoggets was slightly improved, as was the trade for stores.
25 March 2020 Markets
Camera at the Mart: continental cattle steady but Angus stores a little easier
We look at how the trade was at last Saturday's sale at Carnew Mart, where strict procedures were undertaken to ensure social distancing of staff and farmers.
25 March 2020 Markets
Weanling strong in Balla Mart, but heifers easier
We look at how Saturday’s cattle sales went at Balla and Carnew. Weanling bulls were a strong trade in both, with heifers easier.
21 March 2020 Markets
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts
A guide to special and upcoming sales taking place in the marts in the coming weeks.
18 March 2020 Markets
Ringside Comment: store cattle and cows take a dip in prices
The past week has seen an easing of store cattle prices, with less buyers at ringsides right across the country.
18 March 2020 Markets
SheepWatch: weather and demand affecting prices
The sheep trade is easier right across the board, with less demand and lower prices visible at all sales.
18 March 2020 Markets