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Beef
MartBids Database: cows up €300/head on January 2022
Declan Marren
The average price for dry cows has increased 46c/kg compared with January last year, as the demand for manufacturing continues to outstrip supply.
21 January 2023 Markets
Timed auction: Trenearla Blackface flock sale of 100 ewe lambs now live
The timed auction is being held in conjunction with Drumshanbo Mart and is being hosted on the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids online sales platform.
18 January 2023 Markets
Factory beef price set to rocket
Adam Woods has some positive news on the beef trade with demand exceeding supply in the market at the moment.
Timed auction of 100 Lanark ewe lambs from Trenearla Blackface flock
The timed auction is being held in conjunction with Drumshanbo Mart and is being hosted on the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids online sales platform.
18 January 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: insatiable appetite for heavy cattle
Trade in the live ring has stepped up a gear once again this week, with numbers of finished cattle remaining tight and demand by far outweighing supply.
18 January 2023 Markets
Buyers back to business in Kilkenny
As buyers return to the ringside after the festive period, Shanon Kinahan reports from a busy day’s trading in Kilkenny.
6 January 2023 Markets
Heavy weanlings up €150/head
Adam Woods outlines some Irish Farmers Journal analysis of mart sales figures in 2022.
4 January 2023 Markets
Battle of the breeds: which breed came out on top?
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 weanling breed analysis and what breed came out on top in terms of 2022 prices.
4 January 2023 Markets
Dry cows in demand in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods reports from Drumshanbo Mart’s final sale of 2022 held last week.
28 December 2022 Markets
Top of €3,660 for dry cow in Cootehill
Adam Woods reports from the Christmas show and sale of fatstock cattle in Cootehill in Co Cavan.
28 December 2022 Markets
MartBids analysis: what was the 2022 trade like?
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 mart trade and how it compared to the 2021 trade.
28 December 2022 Markets
MarBids breed analysis: Belgian Blues back in vogue
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s MartBids price analysis of steer and heifer breeds for the last 12 months.
28 December 2022 Markets