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Pedigree
18th National Hall of Fame Awards honour pedigree cattle breeders
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from the National Hall of Fame awards held in Athlone last week.
4 May 2022 Markets
Top of €11,904 at Jalex select sale
On Saturday 30 April, Harrison and Hetherington, the English-based auction company, conducted its first on-farm sale of 200 commercial in-calf heifers on behalf of James Alexander, Randalstown.
3 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.
What’s on in the pedigree world this weekend
Adam Woods takes a look at what’s on in the pedigree world this weekend.
21 April 2022 Markets
Calf prices running 30% behind 2021 levels
The average calf price in marts is now running more than 30% behind the same time last year.
20 April 2022 News
Angus and Hereford calf price eases by €7/head
Traditional beef breeds eased by €7/head on average this week, while Friesian bull calves were up €1/head to an average price of €61/head.
20 April 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: continental class on show in Tuam
The surrounding areas of Tuam Mart are continental cattle strongholds and Monday's general cattle sale proved a great show of continental class, with prices to match.
6 April 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: good demand for quality weanlings in Donegal
Adam Woods was in Donegal town last week to check out the trade in the northwest.
30 March 2022 News
Friesian bull price up but beef-sired calves continue to slip
It was a positive week for Friesian bull calf prices, up €15/head on the week, while beef-sired calf prices eased by €5/head on average this week.
30 March 2022 Markets
Angus and Hereford calves back €20/head on week
Beef-sired calf prices slipped quite significantly this week, as more numbers start to come forward for sale.
23 March 2022 Markets
Calf numbers double as beef calf prices ease
A surge in calf numbers traded this week has seen the average price of beef-sired calves ease by €10/head to €15/head, while Friesian bull calf prices remain stable.
9 March 2022 Markets
Clogher timed auction tops €783/straw for Kingbull semen
Clogher Valley Livestock Producers Ltd held a timed auction of embryos and semen at the weekend.
2 March 2022 News