High-end weanling producer averaging €1,700 for export-type calves
Martin Merrick
Martin Shaughnessy has a typical size herd for the west of Ireland, but what is far from typical is the high-end stock he produces on it.
19 June 2024 Markets
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.
18 June 2024 Markets
Watch: heavy bullocks and bull weanlings a solid trade in Tuam
Finished bullocks and bull weanlings met with a firm demand, with low numbers forcing factory agents and farmers to dig deep to secure lots.
Camera at the Mart: Donegal weanlings in demand
Adam Woods reports from Donegal Town Mart’s general cattle sale, which took place last Friday.
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
Watch: dry cows and weanlings make good money in Elphin
Niamh Murphy reports from last Monday’s cattle sale in Elphin, Co Roscommon.
5 June 2024 l2
Five tips for worm control in cattle
Worming cattle will be a common management task carried out on livestock farms in the coming weeks. Outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
1 June 2024 Management
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
28 May 2024 Management
Martbids Database: heavy cattle trade drives on
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in the country’s marts.
22 May 2024 Markets
In pictures: Electric trade for grazing stores in Enniskillen
Grazing stores and weanlings were in high demand at the weekly sale in Enniskillen Mart.
15 May 2024 Markets
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
Camera at the Mart: no sign of weanling trade weakening in Mohill
Shanon Kinahan reports from the weekly weanling sale in Mohill Mart last Wednesday.
15 May 2024 Markets