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Camera at the Mart: store cattle trade bounces back in Castlerea
Martin Merrick
Nearly all types of store cattle saw a price increase on the week previous at Castlerea’s general cattle sale on Thursday last.
3 July 2024 Markets
Exporter bidding war opens up for weanlings
Adam Woods has the latest from the opening weanling sales in the south of the country
26 June 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: heavy cattle hold firm but lighter stock a tougher trade
While heavy factory-fit and forward types are holding firm in the ring, lighter or plainer stock are starting to slip in price.
Martbids Database: young cattle prices slip as cull cows remain in demand
While steers, heifers and weanlings have fallen slightly this week, demand for cull cows seems to be insatiable.
19 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
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
Watch: tight numbers meet super trade in Kilkenny
Shanon Kinahan reports from today's weekly cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart, Cilin Hill.
6 June 2024 Markets
Martbids Database: weanling trade gathers pace
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and what’s happening in the country’s marts.
5 June 2024 Markets
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
Martbids Database: mart trade steadies this week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
15 May 2024 Markets
Spring gives a boost to prices for grass cattle
Ground conditions and grass growth have improved in recent weeks, boosting buying demand for stores suited to grazing.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Grass buyers light up cattle trade
Better weather has brought renewed confidence to the cattle and sheep trade this week.
24 April 2024 Markets