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Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland sheep kill down over 36,147 head or 15% in 2024
Darren Carty
The lower number of sheep slaughtered is being strongly influenced by live exports of sheep running almost 40,000 head higher.
10 July 2024 News
Factories apply more cuts to beef prices
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade.
12 June 2024 Markets
Northern demand injects life into trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
Live exports surpass 200,000 head
Calf exports are now on a par to 2023 with over 161,000 head exported live while higher exports of stores and finished cattle are pushing exports over 6,000 head above 2023 levels.
29 May 2024 News
114,000 fewer cattle on farms on 1 April
Significant reductions in suckler cow and dairy female numbers.
29 May 2024 News
What’s happening in Irish beef markets?
Adam Woods takes a dive into Ireland’s beef markets and looks at where the current price pressure is coming from.
22 May 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: mart trade steadies this week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
15 May 2024 Markets
Irish Farmers Journal / KPMG report on food security
Irish food producers are moving into an era where supermarkets are far more conscious of food security.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Beef Trends: price pressure continues in trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes.
15 May 2024 Markets
Nitrates dominates first election hustings
Grace O'Sullivan was the only candidate who failed to openly support the retention of the nitrates derogation next year at the IFA's European election hustings in Fermoy.
1 May 2024 News
Martbids Database: another big week for bullock trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
1 May 2024 Markets
Irish livestock hauliers fined in France
A spokesperson for the RSA said their transport officials’ role was to “observe their French counterparts when they were inspecting Irish registered commercial vehicles”.
1 May 2024 News