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Camera at the Mart: buyers crossing the border to Ballina Mart
Martin Merrick
Northern Ireland and Scottish buyers were present around the ring at Mayo-Sligo Mart where competition to source stock was stiff.
13 September 2022 Markets
Watch: weanlings in demand in Granard
Adam Woods reports from Monday night's weekly weanling sale in Granard Mart, Co Longford, where there was a special sale of breeding heifers.
24 August 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: factory agents active for finished stock
Factory buyers are keen to secure numbers ringside, which is encouraging some farmers to sell more finished stock in the live ring. Declan Marren reports.
Factories fire up the feedlots
Adam Woods took a look at some Department of Agriculture data this week to see where factories are sourcing their cattle.
20 July 2022 News
US heatwave kills thousands of cattle
Recent extreme heat conditions in the US, with daytime temperatures as high as 43°C, have led to the death of some 10,000 cattle. Michael Cox reports.
20 June 2022 News
Factories try to reduce beef quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including quotes for finished stock.
13 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling prices breaking records
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including a roundup of what's happening in the country’s marts.
25 May 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: factories driving mart trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including news from around the country’s marts this week.
18 May 2022 Markets
Watch: lighter cattle a little easier in Manorhamilton
Niamh Gunn attended Manorhamilton Mart for their general sale of cattle last Monday.
17 May 2022 Markets
In pictures: quality weanlings in demand in Kingscourt Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Kingscourt Mart’s sale of weanlings and sucklers on Saturday 7 May.
11 May 2022 Markets
In pictures: cull cows hit €2,780 in Tuam
Niamh Gunn reports from Monday's cattle sale in Tuam Mart, where cull cows were the highlight of the trade.
3 May 2022 Markets
UK trade experts ‘green light’ Australia deal
The Trade and Agriculture Commission was set up to advise the UK government on trade deals.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland