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Cattle Price Update

Steer base €3.75. Heifers €3.85. YBulls O/R/U €3.40 to €3.85. Cows €2.60/3.35. Kill 35,810.

Lamb Price Update

€5.30/kg more widely available this week. Strong mart trade with prices up €2/€4/hd. Ewes €3.00/kg.

Factory Cattle Prices

Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members Steer base €3.75/kg, Heifers €3.85/kg, some deals of €3.80/€3.90. Young Bulls R/U €3.70 – 3.85/kg. Cows €2.60/3.35/kg. In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price. FACTORY BASE QUOTES C/KG Steers Heifers Cows Dunbia 375 385 260 – 320 Kepak Athleague 375 385 260 – 320 Moyvalley Meats 375 […]

Domestic Potato Market Report

Ex-Farm Potato Prices reported to IFA     Low High Average Rooster box €500 €520 €510 Rooster 10kg bag €5.75 €6.25 €6.00 Whites box €500 €550 €525 Kerr Pinks 10kg bag €6.25 €6.75 €6.50 Golden Wonder box €680 €720 €700   As last week was the first full trading week of the year, we are […]

Pig and Pigmeat Market Report

Much relief to all pig farmers that the dispute between the Vets and the Department of Agriculture has hopefully been resolved.  All pig processors strived to handle the backlog of pigs that had built up on farms because of the Christmas break, and lost production over the past month arising from the dispute.  Many farmers […]

Sheep Factory Quotes

Sheep Factory Quotes c/kg including VAT Factory January 15th Ewes Spring Lamb Dawn Ballyhaunis Tuesday – 490+10QA ICM Camolin Tuesday 270 490+10QA ICM Navan Tuesday 270 490+10QA Kepak Athleague Tuesday 270 495+5QA Kildare Chilling Tuesday 270+10QA 510+10QA Moyvalley Meats Tuesday – –  

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Grain Market Report

Irish grain prices remain steady however, feed demand has slowed this week. Barley is particularly slow as it struggles to compete in rations as maize is discounting it by €33/t. The last week has seen a significant increase in the volumes of Irish wheat being offered to the market.
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