Wet weather tempers cattle mart trade a little
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade including the latest on what’s happening in marts around the country.
22 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: sharp weanling trade in Castlerea Mart
An entry of over 140 male weanlings / yearlings recorded an average price of €3.12/kg while over 80 weanling / yearling heifers recorded a fine average price of €3.32/kg.
22 March 2023 Markets
Calf numbers and prices ease
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s calf trade including prices from around the country’s marts.
In pictures: calf numbers bounce back up in Bandon
Calf numbers were up on last week and, after a blip last week, prices for shipping calves improved also.
20 March 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: grazing stock trade starts to sizzle
Lighter cattle being bought for grazing this season have seen the biggest price lift over the past week, as buyers gear up for the 2023 grazing season.
15 March 2023 Markets
Calf prices: weather woes for export calves - home market trade steady
The first weather blip of the year for export calves was seen over the past seven days and it had a knock-on effect on prices.
15 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: smaller number meet a stronger trade in Cashel
Shanon Kinahan reports from Saturday’s cattle sale in Cashel Mart, which held its first sale in conjunction with the online sales platform Martbids.
15 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: factory-fit cattle calling the shots in Portumna
It was another busy day in Portumna Mart last Wednesday for its weekly cattle sale, which saw approximately 325 cattle go through the sales ring, Shanon Kinahan reports.
15 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: large feeders spend big in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from GVM Carrigallen’s annual show and sale of heifers, which took place last week.
15 March 2023 Markets
Sheep mart prices: hoggets steady to €2 to €3/head stronger
Agents are keen to get their hands on higher numbers, but are working hard to keep prices in line with factory quotes to secure a margin.
15 March 2023 Markets
In pictures: split calf trade as weather woes affect export-calf prices
Trade for heavier calves for the home market was good in Bandon Mart this week, while rough seas contributed to a challenging market for shipping calves.
13 March 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Déjá Blue as Belgian Blues top Gort weanling sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Gort Mart this week for its special show and sale of Belgian Blue weanlings.
10 March 2023 Markets