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MartBids Database: factory prices begin to squeeze mart trade
Declan Marren
There has been some limited downward pressure on the mart trade this week, but, overall, the trade remains positive.
8 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: plainer dry cows a little easier
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news from the country’s marts.
23 May 2022 Markets
Watch: dry cows top €3.43/kg in Drumshanbo Mart
Niamh Gunn was in Drumshanbo Mart last week for its general sale of dry cows, weanling heifers and bulls.
Watch: weanling heifer hits €5.82/kg in Carnaross Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Carnaross Mart, Co Meath, for its sale of weanling bulls and heifers on Tuesday.
20 May 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: weanling heifers on fire in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from a special weanling heifer sale in Carrigallen Mart, Co Leitrim, at the weekend.
27 April 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: high clearance rate in Granard
Niamh Gunn was in Granard Mart on Monday evening for its special sale of weanlings.
27 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: calf price under pressure as boat issues remain
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news around a calf trade under pressure.
13 April 2022 Markets
In pictures: lively trade for good cattle in Castlerea
Top-quality weanling bulls met a particularly brisk trade, with a significant number of bulls topping the €2.80/kg to €3/kg mark, while bulls weighing 300kg to 400kg sold on average for €2.57/kg.
8 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: forward stores marching on while lighter cattle easier
Adam Woods has the latest on what’s happening in marts around the country, including what direction the trade is headed in.
6 April 2022 News
MartBids Database: sunshine kickstarts the grass trade
Adam Woods has a roundup of what’s been happening in marts this week, including what direction the cattle trade is heading in.
30 March 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: weanling bulls hit the heights at Loughrea show and sale
Last Friday's show and sale of weanlings in Loughrea saw some top prices for good-quality continental bull weanlings as farmer buyers start to secure numbers for the grazing season ahead.
23 February 2022 Markets
In pictures: lighter weanlings in demand in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods was in Drumshanbo Mart on Friday night for its weekly general cattle sale.
1 February 2022 News