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Beef
Heavy bulls wanted for Algeria
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has news on a big boost for live exports with Curzon exports securing an Algerian deal.
20 February 2024 Markets
Beef prices: factories continue to apply pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory prices for finished animals.
7 February 2024 News
Weanlings hit record €4/kg in mart sales
Adam Woods has news of a big boost for the weanling export trade as prices soar in marts.
Bluetongue restrictions keep live imports out
With bluetongue continuing to spread in England, the ongoing ban on live exports from Britain to NI remains in place.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Positive outlook for 2024 beef trade
Adam Woods reports from the Bord Bia meat marketing seminar held in Naas, Co Kildare.
31 January 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: strong start to 2024 live exports
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including the latest on what’s happening in the country’s marts.
24 January 2024 Markets
Getting ready for 100,000 calves a week being born on Irish farms
Adam Woods previews this week’s 17-page calf supplement and looks at what tips and advice are inside.
24 January 2024 Calves
New markets key to positive 2024 calf exports
Darren Carty looks back on a positive 2023 for live exports and looks forward to 2024 to see what it has in store for the calf export trade.
24 January 2024 Calves
Watch: suckler calf registrations drop by record 60,000 head in 2023
Adam Woods reports from the Bord Bia Meat marketing seminar in Naas on Friday.
19 January 2024 News
DUP MPs push for live export ban
The legislation banning live exports was debated by MPs on Monday night.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Strong start to 2024 live exports
Adam Woods has the latest on the live export trade including what the outlook is like for live exports in 2024.
17 January 2024 Markets
Sheep Trends: consider all options when marketing lambs
There is significant variation in prices paid between and within factories, while a lively mart trade is providing more options for farmers struggling to negotiate with factory agents.
10 January 2024 Markets