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Beef Welfare Scheme advice, scour prevention and looking after yourself
Adam Woods
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the beef welfare scheme, preventing scour and looking after the 'number one' asset on the farm this spring: yourself.
7 February 2024 News
Weanlings hit record €4/kg in mart sales
Adam Woods has news of a big boost for the weanling export trade as prices soar in marts.
7 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: exporters drive weanling trade upwards
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts this week.
Camera at the Mart: forward store sales steal weanling limelight in Skibbereen
Factory demand for forward cattle stole the thunder of what was an excellent weanling sale in Skibbereen Mart. Factory agents hoovered up forward stock, while exporters drove trade for weanlings.
31 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
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
Bullocks top £1,600 (€1,839) in Rathfriland
Adam Woods reports from Rathfriland Co-Op mart’s final sale of 2023.
27 December 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: factories driving mart trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s currently driving the trade.
6 December 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: weanling trade holding firm in Ennis
Shanon Kinahan has the weanling prices from this week's sale in Clare Marts Ennis.
8 November 2023 Markets
Over 180,000 cattle traded in marts in September
The level of throughput almost doubled when compared with August, while sales were almost 14,000 higher than in September 2022.
3 November 2023 Markets
Weanling trade a little easier
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including the latest cattle prices in our martbids analysis.
25 October 2023 Markets
Weanling trade surges ahead in local marts
The first autumn sales of suckler weanlings have roared into life with prices up on last year.
4 October 2023 Northern Ireland