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Camera at the Mart: high EBIs call for top prices in Thurles
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan was in Thurles Mart last Friday, where the Ashberry herd held a production sale in conjunction with Doyle Hunt and Hunt.
28 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: top call of €4,000 for weanling heifer in Donegal
Adam Woods reports from last Friday’s special spring weanling show and sale in Donegal Town Mart.
28 February 2024 Markets
Sheep mart prices: vibrant trade but variability reported
Some marts have seen prices increase by another €3 to €5/head on average, while others recorded a steady trade, with agents more coy in their purchasing activity.
Martbids Database: live exporters driving the mart trade
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
28 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: calved heifers average €2,574 in New Ross
The production sale from the Coolnegree and Beechlands dairy herds also saw an entry of seven calves sell from €325 to €1,225 and average €654/head.
28 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: confidence in Carlow calf trade
A slight reduction in Friesian bull calf numbers at early sales this year means there are more beef-cross calves available. Farmer buyers were very active for them in Carlow Mart this week.
28 February 2024 Markets
In pictures: Friesian bull calf trade steadies in Bandon
Normal service resumes in calf trade at Bandon Mart this week after bad weather hit trade for Friesian bull calves.
26 February 2024 Markets
Watch: top call of €2,310 for Elphin heifers
Adam Woods reports from this week’s special heifer sale, which took place in Elphin Mart.
23 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: numbers on the rise in Newport
Shanon Kinahan was in Newport Mart on Thursday for its weekly cattle sale
22 February 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers front up in Cahir
Farmer buyers drove the calf trade in Cahir Mart on Friday night last, as exporters took a bit of a backseat. Beef-cross calves were especially in demand and farmers were anxious to snap them up.
21 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: mart numbers increasing to meet demand
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
21 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: light weanlings in big demand in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods reports from last Friday night’s weekly sale of cattle in Drumshanbo Mart, Co Leitrim.
21 February 2024 Markets