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Irish-UK beef price gap widens to €160/head
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory finished animals this week.
10 August 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: cull cows a flying trade
The demand for well-fleshed cows remains very strong ringside. Declan Marren reports.
10 August 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: €2,100 for sale topper in Kanturk weanling show
Weanling numbers were back a fraction, but the overall number of stock was up in comparison with previous early August sales in the north Cork venue.
Beef Trends: quotes unchanged despite processor pressure
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished stock.
10 August 2022 Markets
Factories try to apply pressure on beef trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including factory prices for finished stock.
8 August 2022 Markets
Thrive systems economics in black and white
Declan Marren breaks down the numbers behind the various Thrive systems to examine the profitability of a dairy-beef enterprise.
8 August 2022 Breeding & health
Hitting target weights at every stage
The success of every business, is about having targets and measuring performance to ensure you hit them. Dairy-beef systems are the same. Regular weighing of cattle is the only accurate way to do so.
7 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Making the grade – carcase performance in 2021
Despite using high beef merit AI-sired calves, hitting carcase specification consistently remains a challenge with dairy-beef systems. Declan Marren writes.
5 August 2022 Breeding & health
Topics to be covered at the Thrive open day
Declan Marren previews some of the main topics to be discussed in detail at the Thrive open day.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Camera at the Mart: heifers making over €3/kg in Roscrea
Friday morning's sale in Roscrea Mart saw a savage trade for good-quality heifers, Rachel Donovan reports.
3 August 2022 News
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
Beef Trends: more positivity in beef trade this week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory prices for finished stock.
3 August 2022 Markets