Irish Angus elite sale to feature Ireland’s top genetics
Shanon Kinahan
The Irish Angus Cattle Society is offering premiums for the highest-priced animals at its elite sale on 10 December in Carrick-on-Shannon. Shanon Kinahan reports.
7 December 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: €6,500 sale topper for Skibbereen fat stock
It's not every sale where a heifer comes close to making €10/kg, but that's what happened at Skibbereen Mart's fat stock show and sale last Friday.
7 December 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle and cow prices edging upwards; fat lambs hold firm
Factory prices on prime cattle and cull cows are improving in Northern Ireland this week, although there is a much steadier outlook in the sheep trade.
Beef trends: prime cattle kill in freefall
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
7 December 2022 Markets
€52,500 pot of gold at the Rainbows End at McGee family timed auction
New Irish record set at second McGee family timed auction, reports Shanon Kinahan.
6 December 2022 Pedigree
Coolcran and Lisglass lead the way at Northern Ireland Simmental calf show
Shanon Kinahan reports from the second four-breed calf show which took place last Saturday 26 November at Dungannon, where Coolcran and Lisglass Simmentals both came out on top.
1 December 2022 Pedigree
Records smashed at Welsh Winter Fair
Shanon Kinahan reports from a record-breaking Welsh Winter Fair, where Derg Sassy Girl sold for £36,000.
1 December 2022 Pedigree
NI Trends: live cattle ring underpins factory prices; lamb trade steadies
Finished cattle remain a positive trade in Northern Ireland, with added competition from the live ring. Prices are holding firm for fat lambs.
30 November 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: store prices rise €75/head in three weeks
The tightening of supply in marts continues to boost trade, with store cattle running as much as €110/head up on prices at the beginning of November.
30 November 2022 Markets
Farmer Writes: winter routine kicks in
Almost all stock are housed at this stage on Tommy Moyles’ farm and the winter routine has set in.
30 November 2022 Farmer Writes
In pictures: Thrive stock slaughter performance
Last week's beef page detailed the financial performance of the Thrive stock finished this year. This week, Declan Marren outlines what a typical dairy beef animal is achieving on the farm.
30 November 2022 Breeding & health
Winter Fair: €9,100 for Limerick breeder in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan reports from the sale morning at the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society winter fair in Carrick-on-Shannon.
28 November 2022 Pedigree