Martbids Database: bullock trade sees a bounce this week
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
17 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Milford trade leaves factory price in shade
Prices paid for hoggets, cull ewes and spring lambs were in the region of €15 to €20 per head on average stronger than equivalent quotes offered by factories
17 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: bulls in demand in Kingscourt
Adam Woods reports from Kingscourt Mart’s weanling and suckler sale, which took place last Saturday.
Camera at the mart: 1,490 calves at Castleisland calf sale
There was plenty of competition for calves at the Co Kerry mart, as farmers and exporters competed ringside for top-quality calves.
17 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: first-calvers call for strong trade in Corrin
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Lisduff sale in Cork Marts Corrin last Friday.
17 April 2024 Markets
Sheep mart comment: supplies failing to satisfy buyer demand
Prices have increased by another €3 to €5/head in the last week, with agents dipping into the live trade to try to compensate for low supplies
17 April 2024 Markets
Watch: breeding heifers hit €2,950 in Balla
Adam Woods reports from Balla mart’s general cattle sale in Mayo at the weekend.
16 April 2024 Markets
Sheep trends update: hoggets and lambs up another 10c/kg to 20c/kg
Kildare Chilling continues to set the pace in the sheep trade with the factory quoting a base of €9.10/kg plus 10c/kg QA for hoggets and €9.40/kg plus 10c/kg QA for spring lambs for Wednesday’s kill.
15 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: calf numbers hold in Bandon
Back a little on their peak, calf numbers held at a similar level to last week at Bandon Mart this week and trade settled after last week's difficult weather.
15 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers very active in New Ross calf sale
Despite the efforts of storm Kathleen on Saturday, the calf trade in New Ross Mart held well, with farmers buyers to the fore.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: prices jump once again in Gort
Shanon Kinahan was in Gort on Thursday night, where a strong trade was reported for the weekly weanling sale.
10 April 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: brisk trade for 2,300 sheep in Dowra Mart
Hoggets continue to dominate the sales offering, with numbers boosted by producers selling live to avail of intense competition and ewe hoggets appearing in bigger numbers.
10 April 2024 Markets