Northern Ireland
Cull cows prices down 48p/kg in 2024
Kieran Mailey
Market reports show a significant price drop in cull cow prices when compared to 2023 levels.
Fat lamb prices continue to drop
Lamb prices remain under pressure and are down by more than £30 since mid-June
In pictures: electric trade for drop calves in Ballymena
Dairy beef calves were an electric trade at the weekly sale in Ballymena Mart.
Martbids Database: weanlings up and bullocks down
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
3 July 2024 Markets
NI Trends: price deals on offer as supplies tighten; lamb quotes drop 50p/kg
Supplies of prime cattle are tightening in Northern Ireland and price deals are on offer for in-spec stock. Quotes on lamb have plummeted.
3 July 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: average of €1,600 at Clonganhue dairy dispersal sale
There was a solid trade for larger-framed pedigree cows, with 30 cows topping the €2,000 mark and another 42 cows selling between €1,700 and €2,000.
26 June 2024 Markets
NI Trends: beef prices steady for in-spec cattle; lamb trade recovers in marts
There is a steady outlook within the NI beef trade, with no movement on price. Lambs are an improved trade, with mart prices rebounding from last week.
26 June 2024 Markets
Live exporters shore up NI lamb trade
The presence of live exporters in local marts is boosting prices for fat lambs across NI
26 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: supply strong and trade alight in Tullamore
Shanon Kinahan was ringside in Tullamore Mart last Thursday for a large sale that met an exceptionally strong trade.
19 June 2024 Markets
Beef trade steady despite price pressure
Prime cattle numbers are starting to tighten, underpinning prices despite processors talking the trade down.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
In pictures: solid trade for store cattle in Markethill
The weekly sale of store cattle in Markethill Mart saw a firm trade across all classes of stock.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
NI factories exert price pressure on beef and lamb
Beef and lamb processors in NI are trying to pull prices this week with varying degrees of success
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland