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Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers front up in Cahir
Tommy Moyles
Farmer buyers drove the calf trade in Cahir Mart on Friday night last, as exporters took a bit of a backseat. Beef-cross calves were especially in demand and farmers were anxious to snap them up.
21 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: mart numbers increasing to meet demand
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
21 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: light weanlings in big demand in Drumshanbo
Adam Woods reports from last Friday night’s weekly sale of cattle in Drumshanbo Mart, Co Leitrim.
Sheep price update: trade heats up as hoggets top €180/head
Marts held on Monday recorded a vibrant trade, while the factory trade has also increased, with base quotes up 10c/kg to 20c/kg.
19 February 2024 Markets
In pictures: calf numbers rise in Bandon
Calf numbers continue to grow at the west Cork venue as calving season is well under way on many farms. The rise in numbers affected prices a little for beef-cross calves.
19 February 2024 Markets
Watch: record online cattle sales in Kilkenny Mart
Adam Woods reports from Kilkenny Mart’s general cattle sale this week.
16 February 2024 Markets
MartBids Database: cull cow trade eases back a little
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s cattle trade, including news of what’s happening in the country’s marts.
14 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: continental calves top the trade in Portumna
Continental-cross calves were the top performers in Portumna on Monday evening, as the Galway mart got its calf sales for the year under way.
14 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Monaghan day exceeds expectations in Mohill
Adam Woods reports from the famous Monaghan day heifer sale, which took place in Mohill Mart last weekend.
14 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: super trade for female lots at Ennis show and sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Ennis Mart last Thursday for its annual special show and sale of heifers.
14 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: big numbers at Enniscorthy show and sale
Adam Woods reports from Enniscorthy Mart’s weekly cattle sale this week.
14 February 2024 Markets
Sheep mart comment: prices edge upwards as competition intensifies
The gap between mart and factory prices had narrowed following an increase in factory quotes, but reports indicate prices are edging upwards again as agents lock horns for sheep.
14 February 2024 Markets