Cattle Marts

Buyers spend big at Elphin Mart’s special heifer sale

Buyers spend big at Elphin Mart’s special heifer sale

Trade was hot and demand was strong from buyers for high end R and U-grade heifers, at the annual special...

September 11, 2021

Pics and prices: Almost 300 cattle on offer at Tullow Mart

Pics and prices: Almost 300 cattle on offer at Tullow Mart

The weekly cattle sale in Tullow Mart, Co. Carlow, yesterday saw a large sale of cattle with over 280 head...

August 7, 2021

Buyers of feedlot cattle pull back from marts in attempt to cool trade

Buyers of feedlot cattle pull back from marts in attempt to cool trade

Marts across the country are reporting to Agriland that a number of major buyers for feedlot cattle have been instructed...

August 6, 2021

What county has the most cattle marts in Ireland?

What county has the most cattle marts in Ireland?

In 2020, a total of 81 livestock marts in the Republic of Ireland were registered with the Department of Agriculture,...

July 29, 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

Sellers and buyers finally return to ringside on Monday

Sellers and buyers finally return to ringside on Monday

On Monday (May 17) a limited amount of both sellers and buyers will return to ringside to trade cattle in...

May 15, 2021

Pics and prices: Suckler pairings reach €2,400 in Tullamore Mart

Pics and prices: Suckler pairings reach €2,400 in Tullamore Mart

In conjunction with their weekly Monday sale of suckler cows and weanlings, Tullamore Mart played host to a special dispersal...

May 12, 2021

Cattle Marts: Delayed grass growth takes its toll on the store trade

Cattle Marts: Delayed grass growth takes its toll on the store trade

In the past few weeks, it has been clear that grass growth is well behind desired levels. From speaking with...

May 5, 2021

Store cattle trade takes a knock at Kilkenny Mart this week

Store cattle trade takes a knock at Kilkenny Mart this week

Grass supplies experiencing a setback in growth on farms has impacted the trade over the past few days and some...

May 2, 2021

Cattle marts: Strong trade for cull cows continues

Cattle marts: Strong trade for cull cows continues

With cull cow factory prices rising week-on-week, it is leaving the dry cow trade at marts in an even better...

April 28, 2021

‘The cull cow met a fantastic trade this week’ – Auctioneer Denis O’Rourke

‘The cull cow met a fantastic trade this week’ – Auctioneer Denis O’Rourke

After the conclusion of the sale at Ballymahon Mart on Thursday, April 22, Agriland caught up with the auctioneer on...

April 26, 2021

Pics and prices: Super continental bullocks hit the rings at Ballymahon Mart

Pics and prices: Super continental bullocks hit the rings at Ballymahon Mart

If a farmer was looking to buy some quality continental store bullocks this week, Ballymahon Mart on Thursday (April 22),...

April 26, 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

Store cattle prices ‘well ahead’ of last week at Dungarvan Mart

Store cattle prices ‘well ahead’ of last week at Dungarvan Mart

In Dungarvan Mart on Monday (April 12) the trade had more of a bite to it and clients were more...

April 16, 2021

Cattle marts: Hereford and Angus in demand while dry cows continue to hold firm

Cattle marts: Hereford and Angus in demand while dry cows continue to hold firm

Over the past few weeks, with the strengthening of the store cattle trade, some prices being paid for Hereford and...

April 13, 2021

Multi-breed pedigree sale topped at €4,800 in Carrick-on-Shannon

Multi-breed pedigree sale topped at €4,800 in Carrick-on-Shannon

On Saturday (April 10), the Midlands and Western Livestock Society hosted its April multi-breed pedigree sale of Charolais, Limousin and...

April 12, 2021

Pics and prices: Plenty of traditional bullocks on offer at Cootehill Mart

Pics and prices: Plenty of traditional bullocks on offer at Cootehill Mart

Cootehill Mart hosted its weekly sale of dry cows, bullocks and heifers on Wednesday (April 7). It was the third...

April 11, 2021

Prices for heifers peak at €2,770 in Waterford Ross Mart

Prices for heifers peak at €2,770 in Waterford Ross Mart

There was a strong demand for forward beef cattle it seems at Waterford Ross Mart last Saturday (April 3). During...

April 8, 2021