In pictures: high clearance and prices for heavy stock in Ballinrobe
Adam Woods
Martin Merrick reports from Ballinrobe Mart, Co Mayo, where heavy cattle were a real solid trade.
10 August 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: €2,100 for sale topper in Kanturk weanling show
Weanling numbers were back a fraction, but the overall number of stock was up in comparison with previous early August sales in the north Cork venue.
10 August 2022 Markets
Sheep mart prices: lamb prices increase by €4 to €10/head
The scale of the increase is influenced by the extent of the reduction in recent weeks, with markets adjusting to improved demand and prices rebounding.
Sheep mart prices: big variation in lamb and ewe prices
The majority of marts have witnessed prices at the upper end of the market for lambs ease back to €140 to €145, while some marts with a vibrant butcher trade are recording excellent prices.
3 August 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: active buyers for all stock at Tullow
Some 320 head of cattle were sold in Tullow Mart, Co Carlow, on Friday, with active buyers at the ring for all cattle types.
3 August 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: heifers making over €3/kg in Roscrea
Friday morning's sale in Roscrea Mart saw a savage trade for good-quality heifers, Rachel Donovan reports.
3 August 2022 News
Watch: store bullocks on fire in Ballymahon
Niamh Gunn reports from Ballymahon Mart for its weekly sale of cattle on Thursday, with a particular interest in store bullocks at this week’s sale.
28 July 2022 News
MartBids Database: heifer trade bounces back
The price for heavier heifers over 600kg increased by €35/head to €40/head this week, while the cow trade is also heading into positive territory.
27 July 2022 Markets
Sheep Watch: fleshed lambs in tight supply
Butcher buyers are inserting competition into the trade for well-fleshed lambs, with a significant percentage of lambs on offer short on flesh for butcher buyers.
27 July 2022 Markets
In pictures: buyers ‘anxious for cattle’ in Tullamore
Niamh Gunn reports from Tullamore Mart for its sale of heifers, bullocks and dry cows last Thursday, with over 200 cattle on offer at the sale.
25 July 2022 Markets
Watch: suckler sale tops €7,400 in Roscrea
Niamh Gunn reports from Roscrea Mart last Wednesday for its special suckler sale, which included two dispersal sales of top-quality cows, heifers, in-calf heifers and sucklers.
21 July 2022 News
Mart throughput running over 100,000 head higher
The number of cattle passing through marts for the first six months of 2022 surpassed the 1m head mark with marts in Munster accounting for almost half of this figure.
20 July 2022 News