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Beef
Thrive: end zone in sight for 24-month systems
Declan Marren
Farms operating a 24-month dairy calf to beef enterprise are entering the final weeks of feeding pre-slaughter.
25 January 2023 News
‘Very clear’ price signals a must for earlier cattle finishing
Farmers will need advice and the know-how on reducing age at slaughter, but gains have already been made, Prof David Kenny said.
25 January 2023 Markets
Increased demand drove 2022 prices
Adam Woods takes a look back at 2022 and how in performed for beef finishers.
Beef prices: heifers crank it up another notch
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including this week’s quotes for factory finished stock.
23 January 2023 Markets
Factory beef price set to rocket
Adam Woods has some positive news on the beef trade with demand exceeding supply in the market at the moment.
18 January 2023 Markets
Marts setting the pace for beef trade
Marts are seeing strong demand from feedlot operators for short-keep cattle which is pushing prices to record levels.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
MartBids Database: insatiable appetite for heavy cattle
Trade in the live ring has stepped up a gear once again this week, with numbers of finished cattle remaining tight and demand by far outweighing supply.
18 January 2023 Markets
Record beef prices put in perspective
Analysis of costs shows that beef finishers need the market to continue to return higher prices this spring.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Weanling prices set to soar as live exporters scramble for stock
Adam Woods has the latest on the weanling export trade and what the outlook is like for 2023.
6 January 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady to close out 2022
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
28 December 2022 Markets
MartBids analysis: what was the 2022 trade like?
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 mart trade and how it compared to the 2021 trade.
28 December 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: heavy cattle prices lift by €20/head
Quarter four of 2022 is finishing on a real high, with demand for stock pushing prices on once again this week, as marts begin to break up for the holidays.
21 December 2022 Markets