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Sheep prices 23c/kg behind this time last year - IFA
Rachel Donovan
The IFA has said that urgent support is needed to secure the future of the sheep sector.
26 October 2022 Markets
Sheep prices heading in wrong direction
Lamb prices have come under pressure once again with factory quotes falling by 10c/kg.
24 October 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: trade static as supplies balanced with demand
While all factories are expressing an appetite for well-fleshed lambs, the general trade remains unchanged, with plants working from a base of €6/kg to €6.10/kg.
Factories turn the knife with this week’s beef quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef quotes including this morning’s quotes for finished stock.
17 October 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: French lamb prices top €8/kg
The latest market prices reported by Bord Bia show prices running from €1.30/kg to €2/kg ahead of prices in Spain, Ireland, Britain and Northern Ireland.
22 August 2022 Markets
Sheep Trends: deals being done above base quotes
Factory base quotes for Thursday remain static, but reports of higher prices being paid to suppliers with greater negotiating power are leaving producer groups and other producers frustrated.
17 August 2022 Markets
Dairy Trends: China imports crashing but futures market prices rising
Wit record farmgate milk prices, Jack Kennedy looks at Chinese demand and the Futures Market for future signals.
10 August 2022 Markets
Grain prices see a €70/t drop in recent weeks
Grain prices have now lost nearly all of the gains that volatility forced on the market following the invasion of Ukraine.
6 July 2022 News
Sheep Trends: kill on target to top 70,000 head
The Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha underpinned the largest level of throughput in recent years and this year will be no different, with factories working overtime to fill orders.
6 July 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: prices ease by 10c/kg to 20c/kg
Factories moved at the end of last week to pull prices back with base quotes for the start of this week ranging from €7.80/kg to €7.90/kg.
20 June 2022 News