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In pictures: top of €5,200 hit twice in Roscommon
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Limousin Cattle Society show and sale of Limousin bulls in Roscommon
23 May 2022 Markets
Beef quotes edge closer to €6/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including news of Monday morning’s beef quotes.
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.
Newford update: 93% of cows submitted for AI
The herd has repeated the high submission rates of recent years, with 80 of the 83 cows inseminated.
Thrive weekly roundup: weighing yearlings and transitioning calves outdoors
The dairy beef programme roundup has a video update from the demo farm, where yearling stock have been weighed, while we outline the importance of managing the transition to grass for calves.
21 May 2022 Management
Five tips for taking out surplus grass
As grass growth pushes ahead of livestock demand, there will be opportunities to take out swards as silage. Outlined are five tips to baling surplus grass.
21 May 2022 Management
Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
May is on the way out and the mixed weather is leading to lots of grass on farms, but taking out paddocks for silage is tricky.
20 May 2022 News
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
In pictures: bulls top €4/kg at Gortatlea sale
Trade was on fire for E and U grade weanling bulls at Gortatlea Mart in Co Kerry at Wednesday evening's weanling sale.
19 May 2022 Markets
JBS profits continue to rise
Even with rising cattle prices in the US, JBS reveal soaring profits for first three months of 2022.
19 May 2022 News
Middle East boost for weanlings
Adam Woods has news of new markets opening up for Irish weanlings.
18 May 2022 Markets
Beef price heading for €6/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on the beef trade including what’s driving the current increase in beef quotes.
18 May 2022 Markets