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Beef
MartBids Database: wet weather dampens spirits ringside
Declan Marren
A change in the weather has seen an increase in stock numbers being offered for sale in marts, while demand has eased slightly across some stock types.
26 October 2022 Breeding & health
Exporting 30,000 weanlings the French way
Adam Woods visits a cattle export yard in the heart of France exporting over 50,000 weanlings to Spain and Italy on an annual basis.
3 October 2022 News
New Zealand to end livestock exports by sea
A vote by New Zealand’s parliament will see live animal exports by sea from the country end next year.
Turkish market set to reopen for Irish weanlings
Two Irish live exporters are gearing up to fill a contract for Irish weanlings to Turkey.
28 September 2022 Markets
Factories must deliver stronger beef prices - IFA
UK prices have started to increase again and prices in the EU remain significantly above Irish prices, the IFA said.
29 August 2022 News
First boatload of bulls to Egypt in in 25 years
Adam Woods has news of the first boatload of cattle in 25 years to depart for Egypt at the weekend.
17 August 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: exporters active around mart rings
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening around the country’s marts.
17 August 2022 Markets
Live cattle exports running 22,530 head or 11.4% higher in 2022
The increase in live exports is being underpinned by a doubling in calf exports to the Netherlands, while exports to Northern Ireland are running 44.1% lower year on year.
12 August 2022 News
Egyptian contract for 4,000 weanlings signed
Adam Woods has news of a new contract signed by Meath-based exporter Viastar to export weanlings to Egypt.
13 July 2022 Markets
Live exports surpass the 200,000 head mark
Live exports are running 13.5% higher and there have been big changes, including exports to the Netherlands doubling in number while exports to Northern Ireland have almost halved.
2 July 2022 News
Beef price update: factories renew beef price pressure
Factories who wavered cuts initially threatened last week have started this week’s trading by trying to enforce a 5c/kg reduction in prices paid.
20 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: plainer dry cows a little easier
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news from the country’s marts.
8 June 2022 Markets