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Northern Ireland
Northern View: tight cattle numbers keeps trade steady
David Wright
Prices paid for prime cattle in NI are largely unchanged from the previous week.
27 July 2022 Management
Castration, Mastitis and THRIVE open day
This week's Beef Management takes a look at castration, mastitis and an upcoming THIRVE open day in Tipperary.
20 July 2022 Markets
NI Trends: processors keeping a lid on cattle trade; big cuts to lamb prices
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is relatively steady, although processors are managing to control prices. Lambs have come under major pressure with big cuts.
Bullocks 14kg heavier grazing higher grass covers
Teagasc research looking at pre-grazing yields for beef systems found that stock entering 2,000kg DM/ha were 14kg heavier compared with those that entered 1,500kg DM/ha over the grazing season.
20 July 2022 Management
NI Trends: finished cattle prices holding firm; fat lamb price recovers
Finished cattle remain a steady trade in Northern Ireland, despite factories talking the market down. Meanwhile, fat lamb prices have recovered after recent price cuts.
29 June 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle holding above 450p/kg; sharp drop in lamb prices
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is holding firm, but lambs are under pressure with major price cuts.
22 June 2022 Markets
Irish beef prices catch up with Britain
Rising beef prices in recent weeks mean the Irish price has caught up with Britain for the first time since 2011.
8 June 2022 News
NI Trends: steady demand for prime cattle and cows; lamb prices rise
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, but there is more life for slaughter-fit lambs.
8 June 2022 Markets
NI Trends: heifer prices pushing on to 450p/kg; lamb quotes up 10p/kg
Beef prices in Northern Ireland have strengthened again this week, with heifers pushing upwards to 450p/kg, while lamb quotes are up 10p/kg.
25 May 2022 Markets
Irish cattle prices push ahead of NI
Prime cattle prices in the Republic of Ireland have moved ahead of those being paid in NI
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland
NI trends: finished cattle prices continue to rise; sheep trade hardens
Factory prices for finished cattle in Northern Ireland continue to edge upwards, while tighter supplies has seen improved demand for sheep.
11 May 2022 Markets
Beef quotes jump past €5/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week trade and what’s driving the increased quotes.
4 May 2022 Markets