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Pedigree
Bandon bull sale back with a bang
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Angus and Friesian sale which took place in Bandon Mart last Wednesday.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Strong mart trade curtails factory cuts for sheep
Marts continue to record strong demand for hoggets and lambs, curtailing attempts by processors to cut prices in NI
10 April 2024 Markets
Calf prices: rates holding for beef calves as supply increases
The supply of beef-cross calves continued in an upward trajectory over the last week, with seven out of every 10 calves traded at marts either from an Angus or a Hereford sire.
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers very active in New Ross calf sale
Despite the efforts of storm Kathleen on Saturday, the calf trade in New Ross Mart held well, with farmers buyers to the fore.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: prices jump once again in Gort
Shanon Kinahan was in Gort on Thursday night, where a strong trade was reported for the weekly weanling sale.
10 April 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: weather dampens cattle trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including a look at what’s happening in the country’s marts.
10 April 2024 Markets
Addressing the continuing relevance of co-ops
Former ICOS executive Maurice Colbert is adamant that well-run co-ops will continue to deliver for Irish farmers.
7 April 2024 News
Watch: Cork Holstein Club and Munster Aberdeen Angus Club join forces in Bandon
Shanon Kinahan was in Bandon Mart on Wednesday for the Cork Holstein Friesian Club and Munster Aberdeen Angus Breeders Club premier sale.
4 April 2024 Pedigree
Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot as prices hold for beef-cross calves
Angus- and Hereford-crosses increased their share of the calf market over the last week and despite numbers of them going up, prices held relatively stable.
3 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: trade trudging forward in Tullamore
Shanon Kinahan was in GVM Mart Tullamore last Thursday for its weekly cattle sale.
3 April 2024 Markets
Gort Mart on the silver screen
Gort Mart was recently transformed into a film set for the shooting of Where the Old Man Lives, a film that deals with isolation and rural crime. Anne O’Donoghue reports
3 April 2024 Feature
Watch: this week in photos - ploughing, sowing, quintuplets, and cutting grass
Our top photos from the past week include farmers ploughing land, sowing spring barley and cutting fresh grass. Our photographers also captured quintuplet lambs and action from Corrin and Cashel marts
31 March 2024 News