Beef Trade

Irish beef price surpasses UK price for first time in 11 years

Irish beef price surpasses UK price for first time in 11 years

The latest figures show that for the week ending May 28, the average Irish R3 steer price was 7c/kg ahead...

June 12, 2022

Meeting specifications is key to maximising beef price

Meeting specifications is key to maximising beef price

Beef finishers who send cattle to the factory regularly will be well aware of the importance of meeting factory specifications...

November 27, 2021

Beef quotes holding firm in Northern Ireland

Beef quotes holding firm in Northern Ireland

The week-on-week quotes for prime cattle in Northern Ireland are holding firm according to the Livestock and Meat Commission. Quotes...

March 1, 2021

Beef prices strengthen again in Northern Ireland

Beef prices strengthen again in Northern Ireland

The price for prime beef cattle seems to be going from strength to strength as additional rises of 4p/kg were...

January 24, 2021

Prime cattle receive a price rise in Northern Ireland for the first week of 2021

Prime cattle receive a price rise in Northern Ireland for the first week of 2021

As the conclusion of Brexit occurred on January 1, 2021, fortunately the live export trade of cattle to Northern Ireland...

January 10, 2021

Beef trade: Brexit uncertainty prevents price rise

Beef trade: Brexit uncertainty prevents price rise

As the total number of processed cattle for last week amounted to 35,702 head, some factories seem to be in...

December 17, 2020

Cow trade takes another setback in Northern Ireland

Cow trade takes another setback in Northern Ireland

There was little or no change in the prices offered for prime cattle last week in Northern Ireland, according to...

November 25, 2020

Prime cattle quotes on the rise in Northern Ireland

Prime cattle quotes on the rise in Northern Ireland

There are positive price trends emerging for prime cattle this week in Northern Ireland. Unlike the southern trade, processor quotes...

November 20, 2020

Cow trade is coming under pressure in Northern Ireland

Cow trade is coming under pressure in Northern Ireland

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is reporting this week that the cow trade in Northern Ireland is coming under...

November 13, 2020

Cows processed reaches highest weekly throughput in Northern Ireland

Cows processed reaches highest weekly throughput in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland for the week ending October 25, processed prime cattle throughput amounted to 7,418 head, according to the...

November 4, 2020

Beef trade: Decline in ‘prime cattle’ sent for direct slaughter to NI

Beef trade: Decline in ‘prime cattle’ sent for direct slaughter to NI

The Northern Ireland beef trade is experiencing a similar trend to that in the Republic of Ireland, when comparing average...

October 27, 2020