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NI Trends: plants increase prime cattle and cow quotes; lamb prices pushing on
Kieran Mailey
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.
Factories worried about summer cattle
Numbers of finished cattle look especially tight over the summer period.
16 March 2022 Markets
Department beef prices record average lift of 8c/kg to 10c/kg
The beef price records for the week ending 12 March shows the average base grade for steers and heifers rising by almost 8c/kg, while young bull prices increased by 10c/kg.
Changes to bonuses in Tesco Angus scheme
There has been some changes made to the various incentives payable under the Tesco Aberdeen Angus scheme in NI.
23 February 2022 Northern Ireland
Cattle trade on fire as beef price passes €5/kg
In the last week, prices have increased by 20c/kg in some factories, while confidence is also high around mart rings.
16 February 2022 News
Additional bonus secured for Hereford beef
The Irish Hereford Prime producer group has secured an additional bonus for its Hereford beef for the coming months.
28 January 2022 News
Average base grade rises for steers and heifers
Adam Woods takes a look at the average base grade movement in beef prices for last week.
26 September 2021 Markets
Soaring beef trade drives weanlings up €150/head
Shane Murphy reports on a lively cattle trade including a very strong start to the first weanling sales in the south of the country.
7 July 2021 Markets
Average base grades all up for beef
The beef trade continues to fly high, with last week's official average base grades all showing improvement on the week before.
4 July 2021 Markets
NI beef price hits 400p/kg mark
Tight supplies have seen 400p/kg more widely available for beef finishers in NI.
16 June 2021 Northern Ireland
Northern Trends: finishers in a strong position to do deals
With cattle numbers looking tight for next week and beyond, factory agents are keen to secure numbers.
9 June 2021 News
ABG up for steers and heifers
Adam Woods takes a look at the average base grade movement in beef prices for last week.
9 June 2021 Markets