Factories not offering a better beef price is unacceptable – IFA
Anne O'Donoghue
IFA national livestock chair Declan Hanrahan said key market indicators and the supplies of finished cattle justify stronger beef prices.
10 April 2024 News
Calf exports to Netherlands down 35%
Calf exports from Ireland to the Netherlands are significantly behind where they usually are according to Bord Bia data.
10 April 2024 Markets
Sheep mart comment: trade remains firm though spring lamb numbers low
Similar last week, while overall trade is strong, there is a low number of spring lambs coming through marts.
Sheep Trends: hoggets rise by another 10c/kg
Hoggets are trading in greater volumes above €9/kg, while top prices for spring lambs are as high as €9.70/kg to €9.80/kg.
10 April 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: prices swing upwards for butter and powder
Dairy prices took another positive turn this week, with strong gains for butter and whole milk powder, writes Aidan Brennan.
10 April 2024 Markets
NI Trends: base quotes edge up on prime cattle
Base quotes on prime cattle have edged up at some plants in Northern Ireland, while a rampant live trade maintains factory prices for hoggets.
10 April 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: cows the highlight of this week's trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including what’s being quoted for different types of cattle.
10 April 2024 Markets
Grain Trends: oilseed rape on the up
Grain markets were steady this week and oilseed rape prices increased.
10 April 2024 Markets
Calf prices: rates holding for beef calves as supply increases
The supply of beef-cross calves continued in an upward trajectory over the last week, with seven out of every 10 calves traded at marts either from an Angus or a Hereford sire.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers very active in New Ross calf sale
Despite the efforts of storm Kathleen on Saturday, the calf trade in New Ross Mart held well, with farmers buyers to the fore.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: prices jump once again in Gort
Shanon Kinahan was in Gort on Thursday night, where a strong trade was reported for the weekly weanling sale.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: organic weanlings hit €4/kg in Elphin
Adam Woods report from Elphin Mart's special organic sale of cattle last Monday night.
10 April 2024 Markets