Heifer Price

Factory quotes: No move in base price but ‘top ups’ available

Factory quotes: No move in base price but ‘top ups’ available

Factory beef processors are extremely reluctant to move base price forward and are – generally speaking – holding quotes at...

September 20, 2021

Heifer prices up by €16/head in June – increase worth over €600,000 to farmers

Heifer prices up by €16/head in June – increase worth over €600,000 to farmers

The Irish heifer kill was dominated by U, R and O-grade animals during the month of June. Of the total...

July 24, 2017

Irish R3 heifer prices rise above the EU average

Irish R3 heifer prices rise above the EU average

Irish R3 heifer prices have risen to be 2.2c/kg higher than the EU average, after a period of being below...

January 12, 2017

Price difference between Irish and Northern Irish heifers rises to 8c/kg – LMC

Price difference between Irish and Northern Irish heifers rises to 8c/kg – LMC

The price difference between Irish and Northern Irish heifers has increased in recent weeks, figures from the Livestock and Meat...

March 22, 2016

North’s heifer price continues to drop closer to price paid in the Republic

North’s heifer price continues to drop closer to price paid in the Republic

Heifer prices in Northern Ireland are continuing to slide and the North has now dropped to fourth place on the...

March 4, 2016

North/south heifer price gap narrows to less than 10c/kg

North/south heifer price gap narrows to less than 10c/kg

The heifer price gap between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has narrowed to 8.6c/kg according to the latest...

February 22, 2016

Irish heifer price remains unchanged on last month

Irish heifer price remains unchanged on last month

For the week ending February 2, 2016, the average R3 heifer price in the Republic of Ireland was 398.1c/kg, back...

February 17, 2016

Little change in Irish heifer price on last month

Little change in Irish heifer price on last month

There was little change in the Irish heifer price for the week ending January 31, 2016 compared to the week...

February 10, 2016

North/south beef price gap narrows again

North/south beef price gap narrows again

The beef price differential between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland narrowed again last week, figures from the Livestock...

February 3, 2016

British heifer prices are no longer the highest in Europe

British heifer prices are no longer the highest in Europe

After months of retaining the number one spot on the LMC’s R3 heifer price league table, Britain has been knocked...

January 31, 2016

North/south beef heifer price differential narrows to 25.7c/kg

North/south beef heifer price differential narrows to 25.7c/kg

The North/south heifer price differential narrowed to 25.7c/kg for the week ending January 10, 2016, figures from the Livestock and...

January 23, 2016

Ireland continues to hold sixth place on EU heifer price league table

Ireland continues to hold sixth place on EU heifer price league table

The average R3 heifer price in the Republic of Ireland for the week ending January 3, 2016 was 398.9c/kg, according...

January 16, 2016

Ireland back in fifth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland back in fifth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland is back in fifth on the EU deadweight heifer price league table, up from seventh from the corresponding period...

December 23, 2015

North/south heifer price differential remains over 50c/kg

North/south heifer price differential remains over 50c/kg

The North/south heifer price differential remains over 50c/kg, latest figures from the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) show. For the...

December 16, 2015

Ireland back in fifth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland back in fifth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland is back in fifth place on the EU heifer price league table, moving up from seventh place last month,...

December 8, 2015

Irish beef prices remain above EU average

Irish beef prices remain above EU average

The latest EU deadweight R3 heifer price league table puts the Republic of Ireland in sixth place and 3.5c/kg above...

December 5, 2015

Ireland falls again on EU beef price league table

Ireland falls again on EU beef price league table

Ireland has dropped to eight on the EU deadweight heifer price league table, the latest figures from the Livestock and...

November 27, 2015

Ireland jumps back into sixth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland jumps back into sixth on EU heifer price league table

Ireland has jumped back into sixth place on the EU deadweight heifer price league table after overtaking Italy. For the...

November 18, 2015