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Northern Ireland
Weanling heifers hit £9,000 at Ballymena
Kieran Mailey
The first autumn sale of suckler bred weanlings in Ballymena Mart saw a Limousin heifer make £9,000.
25 September 2022 Newford Farm
Newford update: weaning complete and all weanlings weighed
Bull weanlings achieved an average daily gain (ADG) from birth to weaning of 1.37kg, while heifers recorded an ADG of 1.32kg.
21 September 2022 Management
Way Out West: From farming and teaching to football and typing
Combining farming, teaching and his interest in GAA means every week has some variety for Co Mayo suckler farmer Alan Flatley. Tommy Moyles reports.
Camera at the Mart: quality continues to sell in Castlerea
Weanling bulls dominated Thursday’s general cattle sale in Castlerea, where prices peaked at €3.97/kg.
21 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: weanlings surpass €4/kg mark in Tuam
The pre-sale show aided in bringing out quality weanlings, with Charolais dominating in both numbers and prices in both heifers and bulls at Tuam Mart’s Monday evening sale.
21 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling numbers ramp up
As weanling sales increase across the country, trade for good-quality stock is strong, running €50/head to €65/head above 2021 levels for bulls.
21 September 2022 Markets
Weanlings up €100/head
Adam Woods takes a look at the start of this year’s weanling sales and what prices are like compared to last year.
7 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: weanlings hit €2,700 in Balla
Tuesday's show and sale in Balla Mart attracted some top-quality lots, as well as some top prices.
7 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling trade off to a flier
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
7 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: grass supply starts to bite in south
Adam Woods has the latest on this week's mart trade, including what's been happening in the country's marts this week.
31 August 2022 Markets
Heavy cattle up by €200/head on 2021 prices
Adam Woods takes a look at the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database to see how 2022 cattle prices compare to 2021 prices across a number of different cattle categories.
17 August 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanlings take a positive turn
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what has been happening in the country's marts.
3 August 2022 Markets