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Sheep
Five-star ewes deliver €18 more net profit
Declan Marren
Darren Carty and Declan Marren outline some of the highlights from the Teagasc Athenry sheep open day, which took place last Saturday.
22 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Grass+ Beef: slow growth and tricky conditions
A huge divide across the country sees half of it being too wet while the other is too dry, which is making grazing and grass growth quite difficult.
15 June 2022 Dealer
€3,790 for seven-year-old bullock
The 1,310kg bullock sold for almost €2.90/kg in Gortatlea this week.
Tullamore Farm: first 18 bulls averaging €2220/head
While beef price is positive and carcase values are up, higher input costs mean a close eye needs to be kept on performance.
15 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Brazilian beef production to increase by 35%
Continued expansion forecast for Brazil's meat industry by industry association in their Beef 2022 report.
10 June 2022 News
Sheep price update: trade solid as lamb numbers climb
Some producer groups are reporting lamb numbers rising by anywhere from 50% to 100% on last week, while hogget numbers continue to follow a sharp seasonal decline.
30 May 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: factories scramble for stock
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
25 May 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: Donegal quotes jump 10c/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
4 May 2022 Markets
Sheep prices: hoggets similar with spring lamb prices 40c/kg higher year-on-year
Hogget base quotes of €7.00/kg to €7.10/kg are similar to 10c/kg higher, with supplies showing greater signs of tightening in recent days.
2 May 2022 Markets
Hot trade for Herefords in Nenagh
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Hereford Cattle Society show and sale of bulls in Nenagh.
27 April 2022 Pedigree
Striking the balance with dairy beef sire selection
As the dairy herd stabilises and with greater use of sexed semen, there are opportunities to breed better quality beef calves on dairy farms this year. Declan Marren reports.
27 April 2022 Breeding & health
Diego does the business at €3,400
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Hereford Cattle society show and sale of bulls in Kilmallock Mart.
20 April 2022 Pedigree