Angus calves up by 175,000 in less than 10 years
Shane Murphy
The breed usage over the past nine years has changed drastically with traditional breeds the biggest beneficiary.
19 January 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: record January numbers at Kilkenny Mart
Numbers hit record highs with demand proving as strong for the first lot as the last
19 January 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: over €2,000 for dry cows in Tullamore
One Charolais cull cow on offer weighed 995kg and sold for nearly €2,500.
Pedigree Angus births break five figures
The breed has seen growth of 65% since 2012, resulting in nearly 4,200 extra pedigree Angus calves being born annually.
19 January 2022 Pedigree
MartBids Database: exceptional start to January mart sales
Forward cattle are proving in very high demand at marts throughout the country, with numbers also at record highs.
19 January 2022 Markets
Westfield Aubracs set for full dispersal
The herd, established 25 years ago, offer breeders a super opportunity to acquire top bloodlines.
17 January 2022 Pedigree
Dairy cow numbers continue to rise
The increase in dairy cow numbers has led to a change in the most popular beef breeds.
12 January 2022 Pedigree
Dairy cow numbers up 40% in 10 years
Dairy cow numbers continue to rise at the expense of the national suckler herd.
12 January 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: €6.44/kg at opening Roscrea cattle sale
This year’s opening show and sale in Roscrea was met with a phenomenal demand for heavily muscled stock.
12 January 2022 Markets
British Limousin Society withdraws 15 animals from herd book
The British Limousin Cattle Society has again had to withdraw animals from its herd book following DEFRA instructions.
12 January 2022 Pedigree
Limousin and Charolais make up 75% of weanling mart sales
Analysis of MartBids data shows prices up on 2020 levels with traditional sired stock seeing significant increases in the past three years.
5 January 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: 100% clearance at first Kanturk sale of 2022
The sale was made up of mostly dairy and dairy beef stock, given Kanturk Mart’s location in north Cork.
5 January 2022 Markets