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Beef prices: quotes steady for now
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-finished cattle.
10 July 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: factories drop quotes again
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
26 June 2024 Markets
Sheep Trends: base quotes 10c/kg to 20c/kg lower
The reduction in quotes occurred over the weekend, with prices in the main holding steady since the start of the week.
New dairy PO has a foot in three counties
The leadership of the newly formed Munster Dairy Producers Organisation is shared among the three counties that supply almost all Kerry Dairy Ireland's milk
26 June 2024 Dealer
Denis Carroll elected new chair of Sheep Ireland board
The sheep and dairy farmer from Kerry takes over from outgoing chair Alex Clarke, Texel sheep breeder from Meath.
14 June 2024 News
Sheep Trends: greater focus placed on lambs
Factories have pulled hogget quotes or stopped offering an official quote and are disseminating a message that they want to focus on lambs from now onwards.
29 May 2024 Markets
Sheep price update: firm trade with quotes for QA lamb opening at €9.50/kg
While the number of lambs coming on stream is slowly increasing, it is failing to compensate for hogget throughput following its seasonal decline.
20 May 2024 Markets
Sheep Trends: differential of up to 50c/kg emerging
A two-tiered trading system appears to be developing, with specialist finishers and agents handling very large numbers securing up to 40c to 50c/kg above quoted prices.
21 February 2024 Markets
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
Sheep price update: base lamb quotes breach the €7/kg mark
Kildare Chilling is the first plant to quote a base of €7/kg following its 20c/kg increase in quotes for Tuesday’s kill.
12 February 2024 Markets
Power in numbers for Longford Cattle Producer Group
Adam Woods visits Longford Cattle producer group member Oisin Farrell in Co Longford
24 January 2024 Grass & feeding