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Beef demand falls in Britain but rises in China
Phelim O'Neill
Retail demand in Britain falls due to consumer price inflation and return to normal in the hospitality and catering sectors.
29 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Blue weanlings break €5.00/kg in Carnew
Barry Murphy reports from Carnew Mart's second weanling show and sale of the year.
28 September 2022 Markets
Turkish market set to reopen for Irish weanlings
Two Irish live exporters are gearing up to fill a contract for Irish weanlings to Turkey.
Grain Trends: prices lift into another volatility band
Recent currency movements have added to price volatility in grain markets.
28 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: plainer cattle an easier trade in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from Carriagllen Mart’s Monday night general cattle sale.
28 September 2022 Markets
Sheep mart watch: little change as numbers ease back
The trade for well-fleshed lambs is solid, while some mart managers report lambs lacking significant flesh meeting a stickier trade.
28 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: roaring trade for top Blue heifers in Gort
The average sale price for in the region of 50 heifers traded was recorded at €3.90/kg, with 18 heifers topping €4/kg and selling to a top of €8.86/kg.
28 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: trade steady with weanlings improving
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade by delving into the detail of the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database.
28 September 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: supply and demand dynamics finely balanced
Last week's kill increased again, leaving factories under no real pressure to alter lamb prices in order to secure supplies.
28 September 2022 Markets
Dairy Trends: production down in New Zealand
With less milk in New Zealand and Europe, international dairy markets are absorbing extra production from the US.
28 September 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime heifers commanding higher prices; demand for lamb improving
Processors in Northern Ireland have left beef prices unchanged, but heifers are an easier sell than steers. Demand for lambs is gaining momentum.
28 September 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady despite factory talk
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
28 September 2022 Markets