Sheep trends: Ramadan demand adds another 20c/kg
Darren Carty
Factories have been keen to maximise throughput this week, with reports indicating that tight supplies is forcing them to work harder to secure sales.
22 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Finished cattle prices continue to push on
Tight numbers mean cattle prices in NI are up again with base quotes for U-3 grades now at 470p/kg
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Factory quotes increase for fat hoggets
Factory quotes for fat hoggets continue to rise in NI on the back of a strong mart trade.
NI Trends: factory quotes rising on prime cattle and cows; hoggets up 10p/kg
Factory quotes for prime cattle and cull cows continue to rise in Northern Ireland. Hoggets have also seen an uplift in price.
15 March 2023 Markets
Sheep mart prices: hoggets steady to €2 to €3/head stronger
Agents are keen to get their hands on higher numbers, but are working hard to keep prices in line with factory quotes to secure a margin.
15 March 2023 Markets
NI marts drive hogget price rise
Increased competition in local marts is fueling an uplift in the hogget trade
8 March 2023 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: prime cattle steady but cows in demand; hogget price boost
Prices for prime cattle in Northern Ireland are holding firm this week, but there is plenty of life in the cow trade. Hoggets are also seeing prices increase.
8 March 2023 Markets
Store cattle prices driven up in 2023
Heavy steers sold through the live ring in February saw prices rising by more than £300 year on year.
1 March 2023 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: beef prices remain on a positive footing; improved demand for hoggets
Prices for prime cattle remain firm in Northern Ireland, while hoggets have seen improved demand as numbers tighten.
1 March 2023 Markets
Tullow day out for organic farmers
Organic sheep and cattle were sold at Tullow Mart on Wednesday in an exclusive sale for certified stock.
1 March 2023 News
Weekend weather: mostly dry and settled conditions
High pressure is set to dominate this weekend, which will mean we are in for a pleasant few days.
24 February 2023 News
NI prime cattle supplies tightening
With finished cattle and sheep in short supply, prices are hardening in NI.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland