In pictures: Peavoy’s polly bull tops Kilkenny at €4,800
Shanon Kinahan
With 96 bulls forward and a 76% clearance rate, Kilkenny’s first pedigree bull sale of the season was a big success, Shanon Kinahan writes.
22 March 2023 Markets
Calf numbers and prices ease
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s calf trade including prices from around the country’s marts.
15 March 2023 News
Calf exports running 70% ahead of 2022 levels
After a strong start to the calf export season, the weather over the last week has restricted the opportunity to keep calves moving.
Calf prices: weather woes for export calves - home market trade steady
The first weather blip of the year for export calves was seen over the past seven days and it had a knock-on effect on prices.
15 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: split calf trade as weather woes affect export-calf prices
Trade for heavier calves for the home market was good in Bandon Mart this week, while rough seas contributed to a challenging market for shipping calves.
13 March 2023 Markets
Friesian bull calf prices ease by €7/head
Increased calf numbers at sales has seen prices slip slightly over the past seven days.
8 March 2023 News
Calf prices: Friesian bulls back €7/head as numbers begin to peak
As calf numbers begin to peak at sales, demand remains strong, but increased supply has seen prices slip slightly over the past seven days.
8 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: calf numbers up as 1,860 through the ring in Bandon
Calf numbers continue to rise in Bandon Mart, with 230 more than last week's sale.
6 March 2023 Markets
Calf prices: increased beef-sired calves see prices ease
The demand for Friesian bull calves remains quite stable, while a jump in beef-sired calf numbers has seen prices ease back from the highs of the early season.
1 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: out on a high at Ashberry dispersal
A bitter sweet ending to the pedigree Friesian Ashberry herd, as top-quality females commanded top-tier prices at dispersal sale in Thurles last Friday. Shanon Kinahan reports.
1 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: traditional buyers back to ringside in Cahir
Shanon Kinahan reports from Cahir Mart, which saw a number of factory agents and traditional farmer buyers around the ringside for Wednesday’s cattle sale.
1 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: numbers continue upwards in Bandon
Calf numbers rose again in Bandon this week and trade continues to be steady, with the older, heavier calf most in demand.
27 February 2023 Markets