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Beef
Beef trade on the up
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has news of an increase in quotes in factories this week.
5 June 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot continues
Calf prices have held their own this spring, as numbers continue to dwindle.
5 June 2024 News
Hereford bull calves average €197/head this spring
Hereford-sired calves along with Angus and Friesians provided 85% of the calves on offer at marts throughout the country this spring. Of those, Hereford-cross bull calves had the highest price.
Calf prices: Angus and Hereford retain firm grip on calf numbers
Prices for calves are holding firm, as traditional breeds continue to dominate the calf market.
29 May 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: big drop in mart numbers
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news of what’s happening in the country’s marts.
29 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: marginal lift in prices across breeds as supply eases
Demand from EU buyers and reduced supply has resulted in marginal increases in calf prices over the last week, reports Tommy Moyles.
22 May 2024 Markets
My Farming Week: Eugene Fitzpatrick, Granard, Co Longford
Longford dairy farmer Eugene Fitzpatrick hosted a water quality farm walk for Lakelands as his farm is in derogation.
22 May 2024 News
Watch: blue skies for dairy day in Balmoral
Shanon Kinahan reports from the ringside in Balmoral, where the dairy classes are being judged.
17 May 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers drive demand for beef calves in Carnaross
Farmer buyers were to the forefront when it came to the calf sale in Carnaross Mart for its weekly calf sale.
15 May 2024 Markets
Calf exports to Europe running 11% below 2023
The number of calves sold to other EU markets continues to catch up after a slow start to trade in 2024.
15 May 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: red hot forward store and cow trade in Kanturk
There was super demand for cattle at Kanturk Mart this week, with close to a 100% clearance rate. Demand was greatest for forward stores and cows, with farmer buyers driving trade for yearling stock.
8 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot sees lift in prices for older calves
A decline in supply appears to be meeting a steady demand over the last week, resulting in the prices paid for calves aged between three and six weeks of age edging in an upward direction.
8 May 2024 Markets