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Beef
Live cattle exports running 22,530 head or 11.4% higher in 2022
Darren Carty
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.
13 July 2022 Markets
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.
2 July 2022 News
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.
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
MartBids Database: dry cows driving mart trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including a roundup of what’s happening in the country’s marts this week.
1 June 2022 Markets
Weekly podcast: live exports, beef prices, milk prices and pigs
This week's podcast features Adam Woods on live exports and beef prices, Jack Kennedy on milk prices, Kerry Co-op and the Food Vision dairy group and Noel Bardon on pigs.
19 May 2022 Podcast
Middle East boost for weanlings
Adam Woods has news of new markets opening up for Irish weanlings.
18 May 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling trade up as prices jump again
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news from the country’s marts.
4 May 2022 Markets
Live exports running 10,782 head higher than last year
Exports in recent weeks have been curtailed by the removal of the Stena Horizon for maintenance reasons but were still relatively positive at over 11,000 head for the week ending 9 April 2022.
24 April 2022 News
Beef Trends: EU prices €1/kg ahead of Irish quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished stock.
13 April 2022 Markets
Live export weekly figures hit 19,300 head
The figures were underpinned by calf exports of 14,460 head and boosted by 1,534 cattle exported to Libya and 1,601 head to Jordan.
6 April 2022 News