LATEST ARTICLES
Beef
Camera at the Mart: prices and numbers up in Bandon
Tommy Moyles
Tommy Moyles reports from the calf sale in Bandon, where numbers were up and prices followed at the west Cork mart's weekly calf sale on Monday.
15 May 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: farmer buyers drive demand for beef calves in Carnaross
Farmer buyers were to the forefront when it came to the calf sale in Carnaross Mart for its weekly calf sale.
15 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: Angus and Herefords consolidate market share at calf sales
Maintaining their dominant position in terms of supply, Angus- and Hereford-cross calves saw their average prices increase over the last week.
Farmer Writes: shortening the breeding season
As weather imprives, the yard has finally gone quiet and breeding is about to get underway on Tommy Moyles' farm.
15 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Calf exports to Europe running 11% below 2023
The number of calves sold to other EU markets continues to catch up after a slow start to trade in 2024.
15 May 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: numbers fall but prices hold in Bandon
Supply and demand continues to hit a sweet spot in the calf trade at Bandon Mart, with prices holding firm for calves. The number of older calves coming to the market has increased in recent weeks.
13 May 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: red hot forward store and cow trade in Kanturk
There was super demand for cattle at Kanturk Mart this week, with close to a 100% clearance rate. Demand was greatest for forward stores and cows, with farmer buyers driving trade for yearling stock.
8 May 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: beef breeds dominate Tullow calf sale
Trade for calves was solid at Tullow Mart for its weekly sale on Friday last, with a good selection of beef-cross calves going through the ring.
8 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot sees lift in prices for older calves
A decline in supply appears to be meeting a steady demand over the last week, resulting in the prices paid for calves aged between three and six weeks of age edging in an upward direction.
8 May 2024 Markets
Spanish demand for Irish calves increases
Spanish buyers continue to close the gap between themselves and the Dutch as the main outlet for Irish calves.
8 May 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: buoyant trade for stronger calves in Bandon
Tommy Moyles reports from this week's calf sale in Bandon Mart, where there was an excellent trade for stronger calves.
6 May 2024 Markets
Farmer Writes: powerful break from the rain
The suns long awaited appearance changed saw yard work dramatically reduced on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork.
1 May 2024 Farmer Writes