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Northern Ireland
Top end ROI heifer prices ahead of NI
Kieran Mailey
Strong demand and tight supplies have brought a significant lift to the trade south of the Irish border.
18 May 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: forward cattle to the fore in Kanturk
Competition between ringside and online buyers resulted in strong demand for forward cattle at Kanturk Mart's weekly sale.
11 May 2022 Markets
Supply outweighs demand for late-season calves
After a price bounce in the last fortnight, prices have eased once again as demand wanes for later-born calves.
Calf prices: late-season price lift for Angus calves
Angus calves are up over €20/head this week on the back of strong export demand last week. Limited availability of livestock ferries this week will likely see this figure readjust in the coming days.
4 May 2022 News
MartBids Database: weanling trade up as prices jump again
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news from the country’s marts.
4 May 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: roaring trade for forward cattle in Bandon
Forward stores and cows were the pick of a red hot trade in Bandon this week, while there was also a bounce back for lighter stores after a slight dip a few weeks ago.
4 May 2022 Markets
Clonpaddin G Fame Et takes championship at Emerald Expo
Niamh Gunn reports from the annual Emerald Expo in Virginia showgrounds last Saturday.
27 April 2022 Pedigree
Export demand underpinning traditional calf prices
Calf prices are steady if not spectacular, with exporter demand for Angus calves in evidence as Friesian bull calf numbers decline.
27 April 2022 Markets
Slight bounce in trade for beef calves in Bandon
There was a slight lift in prices for Angus and Hereford calves this week in Bandon Mart as numbers continue to run ahead of 2021.
25 April 2022 Markets
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
Farmer Writes: good start to the breeding season
Dairy farmer Bill O'Keeffe is waiting on grass growth to kick on, as the herd is progressing well towards its breeding targets.
20 April 2022 Farmer Writes
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