Carnew Mart

Record prices achieved at Carnew dairy sale

Record prices achieved at Carnew dairy sale

Carnew dairy sale, along with other sales held this week, saw the demand for dairy stock remaining high, judging by...

April 9, 2021

Sheep marts: Spring lamb trade bursts into life as prices break €200 mark

Sheep marts: Spring lamb trade bursts into life as prices break €200 mark

The spring lamb trade burst into life last week, with top prices at sheep marts breaking the €200 mark. The...

April 6, 2021

Calf trade: Strong calf prices continue to be paid in marts

Calf trade: Strong calf prices continue to be paid in marts

The prices for quality animals are still holding firm, with the sought after Angus and Hereford calf still proving to...

March 24, 2021

Dispersal sale of ewes with lambs at foot sees prices top €274 at Carnew Mart

Dispersal sale of ewes with lambs at foot sees prices top €274 at Carnew Mart

A dispersal sale of ewes with lambs at foot took place on Thursday (March 18) at Carnew Mart which saw...

March 21, 2021

‘It was the best trade I’ve seen for sheep ever’

‘It was the best trade I’ve seen for sheep ever’

“It was the best trade I’ve ever seen for sheep at the mart ever.” These were the words of Carnew...

March 14, 2021

Dispersal sale of 150 ewes with lambs at foot to take place at Carnew Mart

Dispersal sale of 150 ewes with lambs at foot to take place at Carnew Mart

A dispersal sale of 150 Suffolk and Suffolk cross ewes with lambs at foot is set to take place on...

March 14, 2021

Calf trade: Shipping calves receive a setback in price again

Calf trade: Shipping calves receive a setback in price again

There has been a slight ease back in prices paid for Friesian bull calves destined for shipping in recent days....

March 10, 2021

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue to climb upwards

Sheep marts: Hogget prices continue to climb upwards

Last week saw marts report record prices at sales for finished hoggets, with top prices reaching as high as €170-175/head....

March 9, 2021

Sheep marts: Extremely good trade all round, as hogget prices continue to climb

Sheep marts: Extremely good trade all round, as hogget prices continue to climb

A flying trade was seen at marts last week for finished hoggets with butcher, wholesalers and factory agents extremely active....

March 2, 2021

Sheep marts: Solid demand all round, as prices for heavy hoggets creep up

Sheep marts: Solid demand all round, as prices for heavy hoggets creep up

There was an improved trade for heavy hoggets at many sales last week, with prices stronger by as much as...

February 16, 2021

Calf trade: Calm before the storm, as dairy births race ahead of 2020

Calf trade: Calm before the storm, as dairy births race ahead of 2020

The latest figures from the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) show an increase in dairy calf births in comparison to...

February 10, 2021

Calf trade: What prices are calves making this week?

Calf trade: What prices are calves making this week?

As we enter what will be a busy calf sale season, it is time to catch up with the current...

January 27, 2021

Bullocks sell up to €3,000 at special show and sale in Carnew Mart

Bullocks sell up to €3,000 at special show and sale in Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart hosted its 40th Annual Fatstock Show and Sale on Saturday (January 23). There was a large show of stock...

January 26, 2021

Young cows and heifers commanding high prices

Young cows and heifers commanding high prices

The tail end of 2020 saw dairy stock in high demand in marts and sales across the country, with heifers...

January 26, 2021

Sheep marts: Prices ease by up to €10/head at some sales

Sheep marts: Prices ease by up to €10/head at some sales

For the first time in quite a while, the sheep trade has taken a dip, with prices for lambs, in...

January 26, 2021

Record prices achieved at Carnew, as hoggets hit €163/head

Record prices achieved at Carnew, as hoggets hit €163/head

Carnew’s David Quinn reported a record price of €163/head for a pen of 12 well-fleshed hoggets at the mart’s weekly...

January 18, 2021

51-55kg lambs sell for €132-139/head at Carnew Mart

51-55kg lambs sell for €132-139/head at Carnew Mart

560 sheep were on offer at Carnew Mart on Thursday last, December 31, in what was described as a super...

January 6, 2021

Sheep marts: Light stores an easier trade across many marts

Sheep marts: Light stores an easier trade across many marts

Over the past week, many mart managers have noted a fewer amount of long-keep store lambs being presented for sale,...

December 22, 2020