bullocks

Beef trade: Prices begin to move with heifers out in front

Beef trade: Prices begin to move with heifers out in front

Factory beef quotes have slowly begun to move upwards this week with at least one processor moving quotes forward by...

September 13, 2021

Full clearance of over 500 bullocks at Carnaross Mart

Full clearance of over 500 bullocks at Carnaross Mart

There was a full clearance of the 530 bullocks on sale at Carnaross Mart’s weekly bullock sale yesterday, Monday, June...

June 29, 2021

What prices will 2018-born weanlings need to make to ensure profit at slaughter?

What prices will 2018-born weanlings need to make to ensure profit at slaughter?

In this article, we look at the break-even prices required for farmers who operate suckler-to-beef systems or for beef finishers...

September 30, 2018

Finishing continental store bullocks: Will it be worth it?

Finishing continental store bullocks: Will it be worth it?

Going on spring 2018 R+3= steer prices – which averaged 407-425c/kg over the months of February, March and April –...

September 29, 2018

Pics and prices: Cow with twin bulls at foot fetches €2,800 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Pics and prices: Cow with twin bulls at foot fetches €2,800 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Ballyjamesduff Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (May 15). A mixture of farmers, feedlot buyers and exporters...

May 19, 2018

Pics and prices: Over 200 cows on offer at Kilkenny Mart

Pics and prices: Over 200 cows on offer at Kilkenny Mart

A large cattle sale – consisting of 1,400 animals – was witnessed in Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, on Thursday last...

May 12, 2018

Pics and prices: Bullocks sell to a top price of €1,780 at Carnaross Mart

Pics and prices: Bullocks sell to a top price of €1,780 at Carnaross Mart

The trade was brisk from start to finish for all types of stock at Carnaross Mart on Monday last (April...

April 24, 2018

Pics and prices: ‘Grass buyers’ drive the trade at Delvin Mart

Pics and prices: ‘Grass buyers’ drive the trade at Delvin Mart

Delvin Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Thursday last (April 19). A mixture of farmers, feedlot buyers and exporters...

April 21, 2018

Beef focus: Self sufficiency boosts profit on beef enterprise in Co. Kilkenny

Beef focus: Self sufficiency boosts profit on beef enterprise in Co. Kilkenny

Farming in Bishop’s Demesne, Co. Kilkenny, Reginald ‘Reggie’ Brennan operates a suckler-to-beef enterprise under an autumn-calving system. All progeny are...

April 18, 2018

Pics and prices: Lighter continental stock in demand at Kilkenny Mart

Pics and prices: Lighter continental stock in demand at Kilkenny Mart

A large cattle sale, consisting of 1,050 animals, was witnessed in Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, on Thursday last (April 5)....

April 7, 2018

Pics and prices: Quality weanlings hit in excess of €3/kg at Ballymahon Mart

Pics and prices: Quality weanlings hit in excess of €3/kg at Ballymahon Mart

Ballymahon Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Thursday last (March 22). A mixture of farmers and feedlot buyers competed...

March 25, 2018

Pics and prices: Bullocks trade to a top price of €1,535 at Tullamore Mart

Pics and prices: Bullocks trade to a top price of €1,535 at Tullamore Mart

Tullamore Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Thursday last (March 8). A mixture of farmers and feedlot buyers competed...

March 10, 2018

Pics and prices: Store heifers and bullocks in demand at Tullow Mart

Pics and prices: Store heifers and bullocks in demand at Tullow Mart

Tullow mart’s weekly cattle sale was held on Friday last (February 23). The monthly weanling sale was also held in...

February 26, 2018

Ballyjamesduff Mart: Top price of €2,600 achieved by cow and calf pairing

Ballyjamesduff Mart: Top price of €2,600 achieved by cow and calf pairing

Ballyjamesduff Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (February 13). A mixture of farmers, feedlot buyers and exporters...

February 15, 2018

Ballinasloe Mart: Pics and prices from heifer and bullock sale

Ballinasloe Mart: Pics and prices from heifer and bullock sale

Ballinasloe Mart’s weekly heifer and bullock sale took place on Wednesday last (February 7). A mixture of farmers and feedlot...

February 8, 2018

Pics and prices: Calves trade for €50-290/head at Fermoy Mart

Pics and prices: Calves trade for €50-290/head at Fermoy Mart

Fermoy Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (January 30) and a healthy crowd attended the sale. Sean...

February 1, 2018

Investigation underway as 9 cattle stolen

Investigation underway as 9 cattle stolen

An investigation is underway after nine cattle were stolen in south Co. Armagh over the weekend, according to the Police...

August 14, 2017

Cattle marts: Numbers on the increase as grass growth slows

Cattle marts: Numbers on the increase as grass growth slows

Falling grass growth rates have resulted in more cattle being offered for sale in recent days; leading to unseasonable increases...

July 5, 2017