Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot continues
Tommy Moyles
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.
29 May 2024 Markets
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.
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
Camera at the Mart: prices and numbers up in Bandon
Tommy Moyles reports from the calf sale in Bandon, where numbers were up and prices followed at the west Cork mart's weekly calf sale on Monday.
20 May 2024 Markets
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 prices: Angus and Herefords consolidate market share at calf sales
Maintaining their dominant position in terms of supply, Angus- and Hereford-cross calves saw their average prices increase over the last week.
15 May 2024 Markets
Walter and Warrior hit €5,000 in Carrick
Adam Woods reports from the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society’s pedigree sale at the weekend.
8 May 2024 Pedigree
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
Martbids Database: store trade takes a turn
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s cattle trade and what’s happening around the country’s marts.
8 May 2024 Markets
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