In pictures: Friesian bull calf trade steadies in Bandon
Tommy Moyles
Normal service resumes in calf trade at Bandon Mart this week after bad weather hit trade for Friesian bull calves.
21 February 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply increase sees slight ease in calf trade
There was a big lift in numbers at marts this week, as calving progresses on farms across the country. This increase saw prices ease slightly for a number of breeds.
21 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers front up in Cahir
Farmer buyers drove the calf trade in Cahir Mart on Friday night last, as exporters took a bit of a backseat. Beef-cross calves were especially in demand and farmers were anxious to snap them up.
Ampertaine Teus smashes records at 17,000gn
The spring show and sale of Limousin bulls at Ballymena Mart saw a new record price being set by the Ampertaine herd
21 February 2024 Northern Ireland
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
In pictures: calf numbers rise in Bandon
Calf numbers continue to grow at the west Cork venue as calving season is well under way on many farms. The rise in numbers affected prices a little for beef-cross calves.
19 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: continental calves top the trade in Portumna
Continental-cross calves were the top performers in Portumna on Monday evening, as the Galway mart got its calf sales for the year under way.
14 February 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply and demand drives differential between Hereford and Angus
Calf numbers are on the rise across the country this week, with a steep rise in Friesian calf numbers. A larger supply of Angus calves also seems to be giving a lift to Hereford calf prices.
14 February 2024 Markets
Gorrycam Turbo sells for 32,000gns at Carlisle
NI bred Limousin bulls had a successful outing at the annual spring sale for the British Limousin Society in Carlisle.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Laheens Villager tops Carrick bull sales at €8,100
Adam Woods reports from the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society’s first sale of 2024 in Carrick-on-Shannon.
13 February 2024 Pedigree
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