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Beef
NI Trends: plants increase prime cattle and cow quotes; lamb prices pushing on
Kieran Mailey
Beef prices in Northern Ireland remain buoyant, as quotes on prime cattle and cull cows continue to rise. The sheep trade is also improving, with lamb quotes up 15p/kg.
11 May 2022 Markets
Beef prices: factories under pressure for supplies
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished cattle.
9 May 2022 Markets
Big pressure on supply driving beef quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including factory quotes for finished cattle.
NI Milk League: High solids milk yields over 40p/l
Farmgate milk prices in NI have crossed the 40p/l mark following significant increases to base prices for March.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk compares well in a rising market
In a rising market, a retrospective pricing system may be an advantage to NI producers.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Glanbia Ireland leads with 4p/l rise
All processors have increased base prices for March supplies, with Glanbia Ireland applying the largest price rise.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Co-ops increase March prices
Dairy farmers supplying Dale Farm and Lakeland Dairies in NI will see a sharp increase in base price for March.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: deals on offer as beef trade holds firm; hogget quotes jump 15p/kg
Finished cattle prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, but deals are on offer for bigger numbers. Hoggets prices continue to rise, with quotes up 15p/kg.
30 March 2022 Markets
NI milk league: high-solids milk getting close to 40p/l
The price paid by Glanbia Ireland for high-solids milk is the highest ever recorded in NI.
23 March 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: bonus payments keep Glanbia Ireland on top
Glanbia Ireland pays a winter bonus in February, with NI suppliers also availing of a new sustainability payment.
23 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Co-ops should rethink fixed-priced deals
NI dairy farmers in fixed-price deals face the prospect of selling some of their milk at 12p/l below costs.
23 March 2022 Opinion
Seven in a row for milk price rise
Milk processors in NI have applied the largest increase to base prices for more than four years.
15 March 2022 Northern Ireland