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Blue weanlings break €5.00/kg in Carnew
Barry Murphy
Barry Murphy reports from Carnew mart's second weanling show and sale of the year.
28 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: plainer cattle an easier trade in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from Carriagllen Mart’s Monday night general cattle sale.
28 September 2022 Markets
Sheep mart watch: little change as numbers ease back
The trade for well-fleshed lambs is solid, while some mart managers report lambs lacking significant flesh meeting a stickier trade.
Camera at the Mart: buyers crossing the border to Ballina Mart
Northern Ireland and Scottish buyers were present around the ring at Mayo-Sligo Mart where competition to source stock was stiff.
28 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: roaring trade for top Blue heifers in Gort
The average sale price for in the region of 50 heifers traded was recorded at €3.90/kg, with 18 heifers topping €4/kg and selling to a top of €8.86/kg.
28 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: trade steady with weanlings improving
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade by delving into the detail of the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database.
28 September 2022 Markets
Sheep price update: factory quotes remain static
Base quotes continue to range from €6.00/kg to €6.20/kg, while good-quality lambs in marts are solid, with lambs lacking flesh harder sold in places.
26 September 2022 Markets
In pictures: big feeder demand in Birr
Adam Woods reports from Birr mart’s general cattle sale which took place on Monday.
26 September 2022 Markets
2022 mart throughput running 72,569 head higher
Throughput of 80,136 head in July was 35,000 lower than July 2021, with throughput in August 2022 running marginally higher than in August 2021.
23 September 2022 News
Buying for ACRES lights up centenary Galway sheep sale
There was an insatiable demand for ewe lambs and ewe hoggets with prices in many cases two to three times stronger than recent year’s sales.
21 September 2022 Markets
Sheep Mart Watch: average prices edge up by €1 to €2/head
There is a strong appetite for fleshed lambs, while demand for good-quality store lambs is steady.
21 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: forward stock to the fore at Castleisland fat stock sale
Castleisland Mart was buzzing for its annual fat stock show and sale last week. Demand for all classes of forward cattle was exceptional on the day.
21 September 2022 Markets