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Exporters drive lamb trade in Kingscourt
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from Monday’s sheep sale in Kingscourt mart
12 June 2024 Markets
Sheep trends: peak week for sheep throughput
A weekly kill of between 60,000 and 70,000 head is expected, with factories ramping up processing capacity and some planning to operate at the weekend.
22 May 2024 Markets
Live exporters paying up to €5/kg for lambs
Exporters have been active in mart sales over the last week with some marts also acting as a collection centre.
Camera at the Mart: exporters drive lamb trade in Dowra
There was a lightning trade for lambs and hoggets, with competition boosted by live export buying and demand outstripping supplies.
22 May 2024 Markets
Sheep Trends: more life as Northern trade rebounds
Base quotes in factories in Ireland are largely similar, but quotes in plants in Northern Ireland have rebounded strongly, rising by 20p/kg to 30p/kg in some plants.
15 May 2024 Markets
Irish livestock hauliers fined in France
A spokesperson for the RSA said their transport officials’ role was to “observe their French counterparts when they were inspecting Irish registered commercial vehicles”.
1 May 2024 News
Martbids Database: bullock trade sees a bounce this week
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
17 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: bulls in demand in Kingscourt
Adam Woods reports from Kingscourt Mart’s weanling and suckler sale, which took place last Saturday.
17 April 2024 Markets
Exporters continue to light up mart rings
Adam Woods has the latest on the mart trade and beef trade.
3 April 2024 Markets
In-pictures: trade solid for quality stock in Castlerea
The trade in Thursday’s sale was reported as withstanding the effects of adverse weather with the exception of plainer-quality aged store heifers which were a little harder sold.
31 March 2024 Markets
Weanling bull trade kicks on again
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including what’s happening in the country’s marts
20 March 2024 Markets
Watch: Big exporter demand for weanlings in Iveragh
Adam Woods reports from a special spring weanling show and sale in Iveragh mart in Co Kerry which took place on Tuesday.
19 March 2024 Markets