Surge in beef exports to the UK
Phelim O'Neill
Bord Bia export data for first half of 2022 shows increase in volume and value across all sectors apart from pigmeat with beef and dairy volumes to UK particularly striking.
17 August 2022 Markets
Heavy cattle up by €200/head on 2021 prices
Adam Woods takes a look at the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database to see how 2022 cattle prices compare to 2021 prices across a number of different cattle categories.
29 July 2022 News
House of Lords sees winners and losers in protocol
As well as protocol winners, there are losers in the current Northern Ireland protocol, as well as political difficulties.
Beef Trends: EU markets up as Irish quotes steady
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-fit animals.
20 July 2022 Markets
Farmers very exposed to any EU-UK trade dispute
From a farming and food industry perspective, the protocol works as it was intended.
8 June 2022 Editorial
Sheep Trends: market prospects looking positive
Prices in the UK have increased significantly over the last week to 10 days, with prices in other key European markets also holding solid.
8 June 2022 Markets
Consolidating beef price gains
In recent weeks, Irish beef prices have closed the gap with those paid in our main export markets. This has to be maintained.
3 June 2022 News
New Zealand sheep production down 14%
The volume of sheepmeat produced in the first half of the 2021/2022 season fell to 256,000t, while export volumes also fell by 14% on the previous season.
29 May 2022 Markets
Beef prices smashing records as live exports surge
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis comparing mart prices for factory-fit cattle versus factory returns.
11 May 2022 News
Cull ewes hit €300 per head
The spring lamb trade has started relatively positively, with lambs averaging from €165 to €180 in marts, but the trade has been overshadowed by heavy cull ewes making €220 to €270 per head.
6 April 2022 Markets