The mart trade has been a little more positive in recent days, mart managers have said that continued strong buyer activity has kept a firm floor under prices of all cattle.
By Nathan Tuffy on 17 May 2018
The strong growth in the US economy is boosting profits for Brazilian meat giant JBS.
By Lorcan Allen on 17 May 2018
The differential between 2018 and 2017 farmgate prices narrowed in recent weeks with steers and heifers currently running about 5c/kg above the same week in 2017.
By Darren Carty on 15 May 2018
Base quotes for cattle are unchanged, but more is available to regular suppliers.
By David Wright on 26 April 2018
Forward continental cattle have been met with some price increases, while plainer weanling prices have come under greater pressure.
By Nathan Tuffy on 26 April 2018
Eoin Lowry asks director of Asia with Bord Bia James O’Donnell how important the Chinese market is for Irish beef.
By Eoin Lowry on 16 April 2018
A simple synchronisation programme is working wonders with this 170-cow spring-calving herd in Co Down.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 April 2018
"The Minister must support all sectors of farming to keep our townlands, shops, pubs, villages and communities alive." - Michael O’Donoghue, Araglen, Kilworth, Co Cork.
By Letters to the Editor on 12 April 2018