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Beef
Camera at the Mart: 99% clearance with demand rocketing in Tullamore
Martin Merrick
Only four cattle went home unsold from the general cattle sale as increased factory prices drive demand.
25 January 2023 Viewpoints
Learnings from factory price leagues
More and more farmers finishing relatively small numbers of cattle seem to be getting on better around the mart ring than striking a deal with an agent.
25 January 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: factory agents camped in marts
Factory agents continue to drive the mart trade this week, with thousands of cattle being purchased weekly for direct slaughter.
No change for cattle mart sales with new TB regulations – ICOS
ICOS has reminded farmers that they can continue to sell all cattle through marts despite new TB testing requirements.
25 January 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: busy buyers at the ringside in Roscommon
Shanon Kinahan reports from the special heifer and cow sale last Friday 20 January in Roscommon, which saw dry cows met with a very strong trade.
24 January 2023 Markets
Department must pay for additional TB testing - ICSA
The ICSA has reiterated its position that farmers should not pay for additional TB testing and highlighted that new regulations won’t affect the majority of cattle sellers.
24 January 2023 News
Beef prices: heifers crank it up another notch
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including this week’s quotes for factory finished stock.
23 January 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: forward and finished stock in high demand in Ballina
Finished cattle and forward store types continue to demand top prices, with €3/kg becoming a norm for steers and heifers.
18 January 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: fancy prices for quality stock in Ennis
Shanon Kinahan reports from Ennis Mart on Tuesday 18 January, which saw a strong demand for weanlings, with quality stock commanding fancy prices.
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
Camera at the Mart: quality rises to the top in Rathfriland Mart
Shanon Kinahan reports from a busy and strong day's trading in Rathfriland last Friday.
18 January 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: quality rockets in Roscrea at weanling show and sale
Shanon Kinahan reports from the annual weanling show and sale in Roscrea.
12 January 2023 Markets