Cattle Marts

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...

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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

One year on: How has online mart trading performed?

One year on: How has online mart trading performed?

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the way farmers have been trading cattle at online marts over the past year has...

April 4, 2021

Cattle marts: Store trade continues to be the talk of the town

Cattle marts: Store trade continues to be the talk of the town

Another week has passed and the trade for store cattle continues to be the topic of conversation by farmers currently...

March 30, 2021

Cattle marts: Improvements being seen in the dry cow rings

Cattle marts: Improvements being seen in the dry cow rings

As processors start to move dry cow prices in the right direction, some marts are beginning to see further improvements in...

March 23, 2021

Plenty of forward bullocks on offer – while cow prices also move up a gear at Ennis Mart

Plenty of forward bullocks on offer – while cow prices also move up a gear at Ennis Mart

There were plenty of forward-type bullocks on offer last Friday (March 19) at Ennis Mart, according to the mart’s manager, ...

March 22, 2021

Cattle marts: Wet weather fails to dampen the trade

Cattle marts: Wet weather fails to dampen the trade

The wet weather failed to put much of a dampener on the trade for cattle last week, as prices reported...

March 16, 2021

Cattle marts: Prices increase by ‘€30-40/head’ for store cattle

Cattle marts: Prices increase by ‘€30-40/head’ for store cattle

It was a good time for farmers selling store cattle last week with reports of week-on-week prices rising by ‘€30-40/head’,...

March 9, 2021

Cattle marts: Managers signal to a strengthening of the store trade

Cattle marts: Managers signal to a strengthening of the store trade

Last week proved to be a good period for selling store cattle, as a strengthening demand from farmers was noted...

March 2, 2021