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Beef trade steady despite factory efforts
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes on finished cattle.
25 February 2024 News
Over 50,000 fewer cattle aged six to 18 months on farms on 1 January 2024
The latest animal identification and movement data showed over 34,000 extra cattle on farms aged from 24 to 36 months of age.
21 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: sounds and smells of calving return
The smells and sounds of calving have made a return to Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Cork. Most of his suckler herd will calve over the next few weeks.
The end of the road for small-scale suckling
John Moran believes older farmers are being forced out of sucklers by the complexity of support schemes.
21 February 2024 News
Beef trade pressure continues
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory pressure on prices.
21 February 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: factories capitalise on higher numbers
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory prices for finished animals.
21 February 2024 Markets
Watch: record online cattle sales in Kilkenny Mart
Adam Woods reports from Kilkenny Mart’s general cattle sale this week.
16 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: super trade for female lots at Ennis show and sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Ennis Mart last Thursday for its annual special show and sale of heifers.
14 February 2024 Markets
Factories apply pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade.
14 February 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: factories move to cool trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
14 February 2024 Markets
Beef prices: factories move to apply pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for beef cattle.
12 February 2024 Markets
Five tips for using calving aids
When aids need to be used during calving time, keep some of the outlined tips in mind.
10 February 2024 Management