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Sheep Trends: hoggets rise by another 10c/kg
Darren Carty
Hoggets are trading in greater volumes above €9/kg, while top prices for spring lambs are as high as €9.70/kg to €9.80/kg.
Hogget prices up £43 in Q1 of 2024
There have been plenty of positives within the sheep trade during 2024 with hogget prices rising £43 in Q1
Scotland proposes ban on enriched cages
Under the proposals, enriched caged production will be banned from 2034
Sheep and beef worst hit by UK trade deals
Michael Haverty from The Andersons Centre was the main speaker at the Irish Farmers Journal spring conference in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Ireland still on high alert for bluetongue threat – Department
The Department has said it is continuing to monitor the bluetongue situation closely in Britain.
31 March 2024 News
Legal action against poultry firm in Britain
Avara Foods has had legal action taken over pollution of a major rive in south west Britain
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Hogget trade soars to record prices
The sheep trade has been positive throughout 2024 but prices have now reached record highs
20 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Five-year high for Schmallenberg in UK
There has been a spike in the number of Schmallenberg cases on sheep farms in Britain.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Straw prices steady as demand slows
Buying demand for straw has slowed during March, helping to settle prices
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Red hot sheep trade sees fat ewes make £343
With buyers sourcing numbers for Ramadan, the live trade for fat sheep continues to set the pace on price.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Strong demand for Irish cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including news of big exporter activity around mart rings.
6 March 2024 Markets
DAERA defends beef headage payment
Norman Fulton from DAERA acknowledged that the gap in beef price between Northern Ireland and Britain has widened in recent weeks.
6 March 2024 Northern Ireland