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Northern Ireland
Fat lamb prices continue to drop
Kieran Mailey
Lamb prices remain under pressure and are down by more than £30 since mid-June
10 July 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: plainer cattle easier bought this week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including the latest on this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
3 July 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: weanlings up and bullocks down
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
Camera at the Mart: factory buyers drive forward store trade in Kilmallock
factory buyers were very active for forward stock in Kilmallock this week, with exporters keeping a solid floor under the calf trade.
3 July 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: finished lambs in demand in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from Monday night’s sheep sale in Carrigallen Mart, Co Leitrim.
3 July 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: heavy cattle hold firm but lighter stock a tougher trade
While heavy factory-fit and forward types are holding firm in the ring, lighter or plainer stock are starting to slip in price.
26 June 2024 Markets
Watch: 600kg-plus cattle average €1,835 in Kilkenny Mart
While there was a buoyant trade for slaughter-fit animals auctioneer George Candler cited that tight grass supplies led to an easing in price for light and plainer Friesian animals.
21 June 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: sun shining on factory trade
With numbers below 30,000 last week, factories are having to chase cattle.
19 June 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: young cattle prices slip as cull cows remain in demand
While steers, heifers and weanlings have fallen slightly this week, demand for cull cows seems to be insatiable.
19 June 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: supply strong and trade alight in Tullamore
Shanon Kinahan was ringside in Tullamore Mart last Thursday for a large sale that met an exceptionally strong trade.
19 June 2024 Markets
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
Beef trade on the up
Adam Woods has news of an increase in quotes in factories this week.
12 June 2024 Markets