Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart set to hold sale of high-EBI heifers

Carnew Mart set to hold sale of high-EBI heifers

On Friday (October 29) Carnew Mart will offer up 49 high economic breeding index (EBI) heifer calves, seven maiden heifers...

October 26, 2021

Autumn calf sales kick-off at marts

Autumn calf sales kick-off at marts

The autumn-calving season has kicked off on farms, which means autumn calf sales are beginning to ‘kick-off’ at marts. Agriland...

October 22, 2021

In-calf heifers in high demand at Carnew Mart

In-calf heifers in high demand at Carnew Mart

On Friday (October 15) Carnew Mart held its fortnightly sale of dairy stock, with the in-calf heifers the highlight of...

October 20, 2021

Roan-blue weanling heifers cross €4.56/kg at Carnew Mart

Roan-blue weanling heifers cross €4.56/kg at Carnew Mart

Almost 500 weanlings were of offer at Carnew Mart’s weanling show and sale which took place last Wednesday, September 29....

October 5, 2021

Knockreigh herd dispersal sale achieves top price of €2,120

Knockreigh herd dispersal sale achieves top price of €2,120

On Wednesday (September 22) Carnew Mart held the online farm sale for the Knockreigh herd of Mr. Tom Furlong of...

September 26, 2021

Cattle trade ‘moves up another notch’ at Carnew Mart

Cattle trade ‘moves up another notch’ at Carnew Mart

A large turnout of livestock was observed at Carnew Mart’s weekly cattle sale on Saturday, September 18, with 1,326 head...

September 24, 2021

Beef cattle cross €3/kg liveweight at Carnew Mart

Beef cattle cross €3/kg liveweight at Carnew Mart

Beef cows were met with what was described by mart management as “a very strong trade” at Carnew Mart’s weekly...

September 16, 2021

Pics and prices: No let up in demand for stock at Carnew Mart

Pics and prices: No let up in demand for stock at Carnew Mart

Over 1,000 head of cattle passed through mart rings at Carnew Mart, Co. Wicklow this weekend, between its dry cow...

August 17, 2021

Lamb prices take a beating at marts as factory prices continue to tumble

Lamb prices take a beating at marts as factory prices continue to tumble

Lamb prices across marts this week have been taking a beating, with prices back by up to €10/head and even...

July 2, 2021

Limousin heifer takes top price at Carnew Mart

Limousin heifer takes top price at Carnew Mart

The weekly cattle sale at Carnew Mart, Co. Wicklow, on Saturday, June 26, saw an entry of almost 1,100 cattle...

June 28, 2021

Sheep marts: Trade for cull ewes ramps up at many sales, as prices breach €200/head

Sheep marts: Trade for cull ewes ramps up at many sales, as prices breach €200/head

Many mart managers Agriland spoke to last week were quick to note the blistering cull ewe trade, particularly in the...

June 21, 2021

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Sheep marts: Lamb prices back €4-8/head at sales last week

Marts last week witnessed a drop in lamb prices of €4-8/head on average, with some mart managers going as far...

June 8, 2021

Pics and prices: Carnew Mart dairy sale brings top price of €1,440

Pics and prices: Carnew Mart dairy sale brings top price of €1,440

Carnew Mart held its final dairy sale of the spring season on Thursday (May 20), with 81 lots on offer...

May 23, 2021

Sheep marts: Spring lambs see an improved trade

Sheep marts: Spring lambs see an improved trade

An improved trade was seen for spring lambs at marts last week, as factory appetite for supplies remained strong –...

May 17, 2021

Sheep marts: Spring lamb prices suffer, cull ewes and hoggets hold firm

Sheep marts: Spring lamb prices suffer, cull ewes and hoggets hold firm

Last week at marts, prices for spring lambs took a hit of €5-10/head at sales, as factories moved to pull...

May 4, 2021

Sheep marts: Easier trade seen for cull ewes at sales

Sheep marts: Easier trade seen for cull ewes at sales

An easier trade for cull ewes, particularly heavy and very light store ewes, was seen at sales held last week....

April 26, 2021

Calf trade: Solid demand for beef calves seems to continue

Calf trade: Solid demand for beef calves seems to continue

The rise in beef calf numbers seems to be matching the demand for these calves judging by the prices seen...

April 23, 2021

Cattle marts: Dry cow trade moves up a gear in Carnew and Dowra

Cattle marts: Dry cow trade moves up a gear in Carnew and Dowra

The improvement in factory price quotes for dry cows is really gaining an edge on prices paid at marts over...

April 20, 2021