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Pedigree
Bellingham Herd dispersal set for Carnaross Mart
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has news of a big pedigree herd being dispersed in Carnaross Mart next Saturday 28 May.
Fertiliser price dip does little for breakeven costs
Nitrogen prices have fallen in NI, but have had little effect on break-even production costs.
11 May 2022 Markets
In pictures: quality weanlings in demand in Kingscourt Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Kingscourt Mart’s sale of weanlings and sucklers on Saturday 7 May.
In pictures: cull cows hit €2,780 in Tuam
Niamh Gunn reports from Monday's cattle sale in Tuam Mart, where cull cows were the highlight of the trade.
3 May 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: high clearance rate in Granard
Niamh Gunn was in Granard Mart on Monday evening for its special sale of weanlings.
27 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: big sales and high clearances
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including a roundup from the country’s marts.
27 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: calf price under pressure as boat issues remain
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news around a calf trade under pressure.
13 April 2022 Markets
Investigating the role of red clover on beef farms
Nicky Byrne, Peter Doyle, Paul Crosson and Michael Dineen from Teagasc, Grange and Moorepark, take a look at red clover swards and what role they can play on Irish farms.
6 April 2022 News
Organic beef sector ‘losing value’ at the weanling stage
Producing organic beef could be more attractive if the marketing options for organic weanlings were developed, a webinar heard.
6 April 2022 News
Grass buyers lift cattle trade
Adam Woods takes a look at some MartBids analysis to check out the current direction of the cattle trade.
30 March 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: good demand for quality weanlings in Donegal
Adam Woods was in Donegal town last week to check out the trade in the northwest.
30 March 2022 News
Buying store cattle to graze and finish in 2022
With livestock marts seeing plenty of cattle offered for sale, Kieran Mailey takes a look at the economics of buying stores to graze and finish this winter.
30 March 2022 Northern Ireland