Beef Trends: finished cattle quotes steady
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle.
10 April 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: cows the highlight of this week's trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including what’s being quoted for different types of cattle.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
DAERA proposes changes to sheep carcase grading
The change would give DAERA inspectors the power to enforce rules around sheep grading
Sheep Trends: lamb quotes surpass the €7/kg mark
There has been further upward momentum as the week progresses, with Kildare Chilling adding another 10c/kg to its quote for Thursday.
14 February 2024 Markets
Sheep mart comment: trade continues to better factory prices
Heavy fleshed lambs continue to see high demand in marts, with the general outlook being that supply is failing to reach demand.
7 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: factories drive the mart trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news of what’s happening in the country’s marts.
17 January 2024 Markets
Prime cattle and cow kill drops in 2023
Fewer cattle were processed at NI factories in 2023 when compared to the previous year.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Tight supplies set to drive on 2024 beef trade
Present indications are that 2024 will be a positive year for beef price supply and demand tentatively poised.
27 December 2023 Markets
Dead animal collections resume following State intervention
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collection and carcase rendering has resumed.
16 December 2023 News
Sheep Trends: base quotes remain unchanged across the board
Factories have held firm on price for both lambs and ewes, with no cuts imposed on either.
13 December 2023 Markets
Knackeries strike: Minister considers issuing burial licenses for fallen animals
Minister McConalogue has said if animal collectors are not willing to take fallen animals to Northern Ireland for rendering, burial licenses may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
13 December 2023 News
Aussies drive automation in beef processing
Pilot project underway in a JBS Australia factory to demonstrate and refine the operation of automated technology in beef processing.
6 December 2023 News