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MartBids Database: demand drives buoyant mart trade
Declan Marren
The mart trade remains in very positive territory at the moment, reflected in some of the prices being seen in fatstock sales around the country.
7 December 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Raphoe Christmas fat stock shows cream of the crop
Raphoe Mart returned for its annual Christmas fat stock show and sale last Friday, with record entries, crowds and prices.
7 December 2022 Markets
Beef trends: prime cattle kill in freefall
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
Ireland still bottom of the beef price league
Adam Woods talks to Bord Bia’s Joe Burke about current beef markets and what the outlook is like for early 2023.
7 December 2022 Markets
Beef quotes edge upwards
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-fit animals.
5 December 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: prime kill drops another 1,000 head
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle
30 November 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: store prices rise €75/head in three weeks
The tightening of supply in marts continues to boost trade, with store cattle running as much as €110/head up on prices at the beginning of November.
30 November 2022 Markets
In pictures: Thrive stock slaughter performance
Last week's beef page detailed the financial performance of the Thrive stock finished this year. This week, Declan Marren outlines what a typical dairy beef animal is achieving on the farm.
30 November 2022 Breeding & health
Cattle stolen from Kilkenny farm
It is understood around 20 animals were stolen from the farm in the Bonnetsrath area of the county.
29 November 2022 News
Cork cattle thefts leave farmers seeking crackdown
Farmers in west Cork are seeking a Garda crackdown on cattle thefts in their locality, as several have had cattle taken under similar circumstances in recent years.
25 November 2022 News
Beef Trends: quotes increase as supplies tighten
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
23 November 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: feedlot buyers return ringside
Tightening numbers being offered for sale, as well as the return of feedlot and Northern buyers ringside, is playing into the seller’s hand at the moment. Declan Marren reports.
23 November 2022 Markets