Northern Ireland
Hogget prices rebound as supplies tighten
Kieran Mailey
Supplies of factory fit hoggets are tightening in NI, fuelling sharp increases in factory prices.
25 January 2023 Markets
Sheep Trends: more life as quotes rise 10c/kg to 20c/kg
Tight supplies reflected in last week’s kill falling by 11,400 head and a reported improvement in demand has forced factories to increase quotes to get supplies.
25 January 2023 Markets
Sheep mart prices: increased factory appetite evident in sales
Mart prices have increased by €3 to €6/head in some cases, with sales small and buyers competing with increased intensity.
Hogget prices remain under pressure
Base quotes for hoggets have seen further cuts this week at processing plants in NI.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Sheep price update: trade in turmoil as price cuts deepen
Base quotes for Monday reduced by 10c/kg to 20c/kg, with prices falling below the €6/kg mark in a number of plants.
16 January 2023 Markets
Factories move to slash hogget prices
Processors have implemented significant price cuts to finished hoggets.
11 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Sheep price update: downward pressure remains on lamb prices
Factories are slow to quote for too many days in advance, with base quotes sitting in the region of €6.20/kg.
9 January 2023 Markets
Cattle trade ends 2022 with record prices
Beef prices in Northern Ireland reached record levels during the final week of December.
4 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Sheep Trends: price uncertainty as week progresses
Reports indicate that throughput has trended above norm for the time of year, with factories happy to handle higher number in the market over the Christmas period.
4 January 2023 Markets
Positive end to 2022 for beef and sheep
Processing demand for beef and lamb remains firm in NI underpinning factory prices as the year ends.
28 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Sheep price update: trade starting the week on an even keel
Factory throughput is expected to be close to the norm on the final full week of processing in 2022.
19 December 2022 Markets
ROI closes beef price gap to NI
The price differential on prime cattle has closed significantly between factories on both sides of the Irish border.
14 December 2022 Northern Ireland