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Beef
Watch: heavy bullocks and bull weanlings a solid trade in Tuam
Martin Merrick
Finished bullocks and bull weanlings met with a firm demand, with low numbers forcing factory agents and farmers to dig deep to secure lots.
17 June 2024 Markets
Beef price update: agents using mart trade to boost numbers
Mart managers report greater activity from factory agents in sales, with increased competition in particular for top-quality fleshed cows.
16 June 2024 Markets
Factories move to reduce lamb price quotes
Base quotes for Monday have been pulled by 30c/kg to 50c/kg or the equivalent of €6 to €10.50 on a 21kg lamb carcase.
In pictures: lambs sell to €201 for 51kg in Ballinasloe
The keenest demand on the evening was recorded for fleshed ram lambs with the standout price being €198 paid for a batch of 10 weighing 46.5kg.
15 June 2024 Markets
Irish beef access to Korea a significant development - Commission
Negotiations by the European Commission to remove local restrictions on EU beef to the Republic of Korea have proved successful, meaning Irish and French beef producers can resume exports.
13 June 2024 News
Beef trade on the up
Adam Woods has news of an increase in quotes in factories this week.
12 June 2024 Markets
Exporters drive lamb trade in Kingscourt
Adam Woods reports from Monday’s sheep sale in Kingscourt mart
12 June 2024 Markets
Bull weanlings bolster trade in Balla
While good quality types met with solid demand overall, autumn born weanlings turned out early were the real highlight of the trade.
12 June 2024 Markets
Good demand for spring lamb in Kenmare
Kenmare mart manager, Dan McCarthy had a spring in his step following his recent re-election to Kerry Co council and a good start to spring lamb trade.
12 June 2024 Markets
High prices for low entries in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan reports from last Thursday's weekly cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart.
12 June 2024 Markets
Dairy Trends: dairy markets continue to strengthen as weather disrupts supplies
The European spot market saw steady gains for most dairy commodities this week, writes Aidan Brennan
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.
12 June 2024 Markets