Camera at the Mart: supply strong and trade alight in Tullamore
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan was ringside in Tullamore Mart last Thursday for a large sale that met an exceptionally strong trade.
19 June 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: trade withstands price pressure in Elphin
While factory agents were keen to reduce prices, the presence of online purchasing activity for fleshed lambs kept a firm floor under the trade and minimised price reductions.
19 June 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: cows are cream of the crop in Ennis
Trade was on fire in the cow ring at Ennis Mart last week, as factory buyers were extremely active for fleshed cows.
Friesian-sired animals top mart throughput in 2023
The 382,591 Friesian animals passing through marts accounted for 20% of entries and was just 16 head higher than Limousin-bred stock.
19 June 2024 News
In pictures: lambs sell to €201 for 51kg in Ballinasloe
The keenest demand on the evening was recorded for fleshed ram lambs with the standout price being €198 paid for a batch of 10 weighing 46.5kg.
15 June 2024 Markets
Good demand for spring lamb in Kenmare
Kenmare mart manager, Dan McCarthy had a spring in his step following his recent re-election to Kerry Co council and a good start to spring lamb trade.
12 June 2024 Markets
High prices for low entries in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan reports from last Thursday's weekly cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart.
12 June 2024 Markets
Northern demand injects life into trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
12 June 2024 Markets
Sheep mart report: agents fitter for larger entries
Sale entries are running significantly higher in many marts, with prices steady-to-stronger on the back of buying for the Eid al-Adha festival.
12 June 2024 Markets
Watch: tight numbers meet super trade in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan reports from today's weekly cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart, Cilin Hill.
6 June 2024 Markets
Sheep mart prices: factory pressure reflected in lamb prices
Marts have recorded prices reducing anywhere from €3 to €8/head, with significant variation apparent between sales and influenced by numbers on offer or buyer competition.
5 June 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: dry cows in firm demand in Iveragh
Suckler cows - both in-calf and dry - were the main sellers at this week's sale in Iveragh Mart, reports Tommy Moyles.
5 June 2024 Markets