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Beef
MartBids Database: factory prices begin to squeeze mart trade
Declan Marren
There has been some limited downward pressure on the mart trade this week, but, overall, the trade remains positive.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer writes: Compromised reached for in-herd dilemma
With culling decisions becoming more difficult, Tommy Moyles is taking a different approach this year.
8 June 2022 Markets
Summer health problems and solutions
Adam Woods previews this week’s special summer animal health focus.
Way Out West: branching out because of BEAM
The BEAM scheme was the catalyst for one young west Cork farmer to branch out and make a start at farming on his own.
8 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Beef Management: creep feeding weanlings- will it pay?
The latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's Beef Management notes.
1 June 2022 Management
Bellingham Herd dispersal set for Carnaross Mart
Adam Woods has news of a big pedigree herd being dispersed in Carnaross Mart next Saturday 28 May.
25 May 2022 Pedigree
Fertiliser price dip does little for breakeven costs
Nitrogen prices have fallen in NI, but have had little effect on break-even production costs.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
In pictures: quality weanlings in demand in Kingscourt Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Kingscourt Mart’s sale of weanlings and sucklers on Saturday 7 May.
11 May 2022 Markets
In pictures: cull cows hit €2,780 in Tuam
Niamh Gunn reports from Monday's cattle sale in Tuam Mart, where cull cows were the highlight of the trade.
3 May 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: high clearance rate in Granard
Niamh Gunn was in Granard Mart on Monday evening for its special sale of weanlings.
27 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: big sales and high clearances
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including a roundup from the country’s marts.
27 April 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: calf price under pressure as boat issues remain
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news around a calf trade under pressure.
13 April 2022 Markets