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Beef
Camera at the Mart: heavy cattle still hot in Roscrea
Adam Woods
Central Auctions Mart in Roscrea held a special sale of forward beef cattle last week. Adam Woods reports on the trade.
22 June 2022 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle holding above 450p/kg; sharp drop in lamb prices
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is holding firm, but lambs are under pressure with major price cuts.
22 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: factory prices begin to squeeze mart trade
There has been some limited downward pressure on the mart trade this week, but, overall, the trade remains positive.
Mart trade fuels lamb price rise
Increased demand for factory-fit lambs sold through the live ring has seen prices rising week on week.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: firm demand keeps beef price steady; mart trade boosts lambs
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, but a strong live trade is driving lamb price.
15 June 2022 Markets
NI Trends: steady demand for prime cattle and cows; lamb prices rise
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, but there is more life for slaughter-fit lambs.
8 June 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: plainer dry cows a little easier
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news from the country’s marts.
8 June 2022 Markets
Topping, culling and avoiding in calf heifers
This week's Beef Management takes a look at topping paddocks.
8 June 2022 Management
NI Trends: beef prices hold firm with quotes at 430p/kg; lamb quotes up 5p/kg
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are generally holding steady, although quotes have moved on to 430p/kg. Lamb quotes are also improving.
1 June 2022 Markets
NI cattle kill setting new records
The total cattle kill in 2022 is significantly ahead of anything seen in the last 20 years.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Top end ROI heifer prices ahead of NI
Strong demand and tight supplies have brought a significant lift to the trade south of the Irish border.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: plants increase prime cattle and cow quotes; lamb prices pushing on
Beef prices in Northern Ireland remain buoyant, as quotes on prime cattle and cull cows continue to rise. The sheep trade is also improving, with lamb quotes up 15p/kg.
18 May 2022 Markets