Camera at the Mart: big export demand at Cahir weanling sale
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from the special weanling show and sale in Cahir Mart last Friday, where top-quality suckler-bred weanling bulls dominated the trade.
13 September 2023 Markets
Ploughing demos, grass supplies and scheme deadlines
In this week's Beef Management, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at grass supplies, ploughing demos and the National Beef Welfare Scheme.
13 September 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: store cattle continue to soar
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
Camera at the Mart: heavy cattle trade up in Clogher
Adam Woods reports from Clogher Vallley Livestock Mart's weekly cattle sale last Saturday.
6 September 2023 Markets
Almost 8,000 applications lodged for new suckler scheme
Adam Woods has an update on applications for the new National Beef Welfare Scheme.
6 September 2023 Breeding & health
Farmers ‘left in the dark’ on IBR testing - ICSA
The ICSA has criticised Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue over a lack of clarity on the IBR testing component of the new National Beef Welfare Scheme (NBWS).
6 September 2023 News
MartBids Database: forward stores on fire
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
30 August 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: exporters active at Macroom weanling sale
The presence of exporters kept a good floor under the weanling trade at Macroom Mart's annual autumn-born weanling show and sale last weekend.
30 August 2023 Markets
IBR testing in National Beef Welfare Scheme a 'serious mistake' - IFA
The IBR requirement is causing huge concern to farmers in addition to adding unnecessary and exorbitant costs to suckler farmers, the IFA has said.
30 August 2023 News
Watch: this week in photos - young stockperson final and more
This week, our photographers captured all the action from the FBD all-Ireland young stockperson final and a high-demand sale of weanlings at Ennis Mart.
27 August 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: Blues are back in town in Gort
Shanon Kinahan reports from the special Belgian Blue weanling sale, which was held in Gort Mart last Thursday.
23 August 2023 Markets
Mart trade: welcome boost to prices
Rural Ireland's small family farms will only truly be missed when they disappear.
23 August 2023 Viewpoints