Sheep sector exposed to trading disruptions with a no-deal Brexit
There is a perception that the Irish sheep sector will be a beneficiary of Brexit, but this may be far from the case, with a significant threat of supply chain disruption and more volatile markets.
Sheep Trends: factories take stock for Easter
Prices for hoggets are more subdued after a very buoyant period leading into Easter.
Camera at the Mart: good entry of quality spring lambs
There was a stickier trade for spring lambs in Tullamore Mart on Wednesday, with factory buyers reluctant to pass €126 to €128 and heavy lambs selling to a top of €130.
Sheep Watch: numbers bigger but prices back
Prices for hoggets have dipped slightly in the marts with the Easter buying rush subsiding.