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Camera at the Mart: strong trade encouraging large entries in Ballybay
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports from Saturday’s sale in Ballybay, which saw over 600 entered across four rings.
6 January 2023 Markets
Weanling prices set to soar as live exporters scramble for stock
Adam Woods has the latest on the weanling export trade and what the outlook is like for 2023.
4 January 2023 Markets
Heavy weanlings up €150/head
Adam Woods outlines some Irish Farmers Journal analysis of mart sales figures in 2022.
Battle of the breeds: which breed came out on top?
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 weanling breed analysis and what breed came out on top in terms of 2022 prices.
4 January 2023 Markets
Huge entry of top calves for Carrick Winter Fair
The Dealer has details of the upcoming Winter Fair which has attracted a huge entry of animals.
23 November 2022 Dealer
My Farming Week: Michael Brady, Glenballyma, Kilflynn, Co Kerry
Mixed beef and sheep farmer Michael Brady farms in Kilflynn, Co Kerry and works as a farm adviser.
2 November 2022 News
Blues back in business in Gort on Thursday night
Blues were back on top at the Gort special monthly continental weanling sale on Thursday night.
29 October 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: prices firm as numbers decline in Balla
Price for lighter weanlings continue to surpass those of heavier calves on a price-per-kilo basis.
26 October 2022 Markets
Turkey boosts trade for weanlings
Adam Woods has the latest on the live export trade including news of a new Turkish contract for Irish weanlings.
5 October 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: Turkish market lifts weanling trade
The presence of buyers for the Turkish market has had a positive effect on the bull weanling trade over the last seven days.
5 October 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling numbers ramp up
As weanling sales increase across the country, trade for good-quality stock is strong, running €50/head to €65/head above 2021 levels for bulls.
21 September 2022 Markets
Watch: weanlings in demand in Granard
Adam Woods reports from Monday night's weekly weanling sale in Granard Mart, Co Longford, where there was a special sale of breeding heifers.
13 September 2022 Markets