Northern Ireland
Dairy commodities down sharply in Q4
Kieran Mailey
Key dairy commodities such as butter and milk powder have seen a marked decline in market prices during the final quarter of 2022.
14 December 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: numbers up and prices unchanged
There is no major prospects of prices changing significantly over the next week, with throughput levels satisfying demand and filling Christmas orders.
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Tirlán adjust fixed milk price support scheme
Changes have been made to allocations into the fixed milk price support scheme, with the deadline extended until 22 December.
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The IFA has said that urgent support is needed to secure the future of the sheep sector.
9 November 2022 News
Sheep prices heading in wrong direction
Lamb prices have come under pressure once again with factory quotes falling by 10c/kg.
26 October 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: trade static as supplies balanced with demand
While all factories are expressing an appetite for well-fleshed lambs, the general trade remains unchanged, with plants working from a base of €6/kg to €6.10/kg.
24 October 2022 Markets
Factories turn the knife with this week’s beef quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef quotes including this morning’s quotes for finished stock.
17 October 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: French lamb prices top €8/kg
The latest market prices reported by Bord Bia show prices running from €1.30/kg to €2/kg ahead of prices in Spain, Ireland, Britain and Northern Ireland.
22 August 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: deals being done above base quotes
Factory base quotes for Thursday remain static, but reports of higher prices being paid to suppliers with greater negotiating power are leaving producer groups and other producers frustrated.
17 August 2022 Markets
Dairy Trends: China imports crashing but futures market prices rising
Wit record farmgate milk prices, Jack Kennedy looks at Chinese demand and the Futures Market for future signals.
10 August 2022 Markets