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Beef
Thrive open day: farmers see a future in dairy-beef
Noel Bardon
Farmers attending the Irish Farmers Journal Thrive demonstration farm open day give their views on the challenges and opportunities with dairy-beef. Noel Bardon and Rachel Donovan report.
20 July 2022 Pedigree
IHFA national open day in Limerick
Limerick hosted the biggest event in the IHFA calendar with the Frawley family hosting the national open day on their dairy farm.
20 July 2022 News
My Farming Week: Jonathan Crowley, Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Wexford
Jonathan Crowley is farm manager on a 200-cow dairy farm in Co Wexford which is also produces strawberries across the south-east.
MartBids Database: cow trade still very strong
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including what’s happening in the marts around the country.
20 July 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: heavy cattle still hot in Roscrea
Central Auctions Mart in Roscrea held a special sale of forward beef cattle last week. Adam Woods reports on the trade.
29 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: poorer stock under pressure
Adam Woods has a roundup of what’s happening in the country’s marts and the current direction the mart trade is headed in.
29 June 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: beef bonanza a buoyant trade in Tuam
The bank holiday Monday ‘beef bonanza’ sale in Tuam saw huge demand and prices to match for heavy and factory-fit cattle. Declan Marren reports.
8 June 2022 Markets
Dairy dispersal sale tops £3,280 in Enniskillen
Niamh Gunn reports from Ulster Farmers Market in Enniskillen at Monday’s dairy dispersal sale.
24 May 2022 Markets
Top end ROI heifer prices ahead of NI
Strong demand and tight supplies have brought a significant lift to the trade south of the Irish border.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: forward cattle to the fore in Kanturk
Competition between ringside and online buyers resulted in strong demand for forward cattle at Kanturk Mart's weekly sale.
18 May 2022 Markets
Supply outweighs demand for late-season calves
After a price bounce in the last fortnight, prices have eased once again as demand wanes for later-born calves.
11 May 2022 Markets
Calf prices: late-season price lift for Angus calves
Angus calves are up over €20/head this week on the back of strong export demand last week. Limited availability of livestock ferries this week will likely see this figure readjust in the coming days.
4 May 2022 News