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Martbids Database: live exporters driving the mart trade
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Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
21 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: mart numbers increasing to meet demand
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
31 January 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: cows plan to calve on the worst nights
Our two weanling bulls were brought to the mart on the Saturday we had planned for and while trade was good, we only sold the pedigree Limousin.
Camera at the Mart: appetite continues for quality weanlings in Donegal
Weanlings were an excellent trade last Friday evening in Donegal Mart for the fortnightly special weanling sale, with all lots exceeding €3.00/kg, reports Shanon Kinahan.
31 January 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: smaller sale met with large appetite in Ballinrobe
Tighter numbers didn’t deflect from strong demand for nearly all types of cattle at Ballinrobe Mart’s Wednesday sale.
24 January 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: factories drive the mart trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news of what’s happening in the country’s marts.
17 January 2024 Markets
Exclusive: weanling bull prices surge by €120/head
Adam Woods has the latest the on 2023 weanling trade and what breeds fared best in the weanling rings.
3 January 2024 Markets
Young Stock Podcast: 'there'll always be farmers in the west of Ireland'
Ballinrobe Mart manager Teresa Gibsey is this week's guest on the Young Stock Podcast.
1 January 2024 Podcast
Big lift for cattle prices in 2023
Adam Woods takes a look back at the mart trade for 2023 and compares prices with the last 5 years.
27 December 2023 Markets
Martbids Database: weanling trade ends 2023 on a positive note
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s weanling trade and what’s happening the cattle trade.
20 December 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: weanlings wind up for festive season in Portumna
Shanon Kinahan was in Portumna Mart on Monday evening for its final weanling sale of 2023.
6 December 2023 Markets
In pictures: final weanling sale for 2023 in Portumna
Shanon Kinahan was in Portumna Mart in Co Galway on Monday evening for its final weanling sale of the year
5 December 2023 Markets