Cattle and Sheep Prices

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/10/2017 – Steer base €3.75. Heifers €3.85. Bulls R/U €3.75/3.95/kg. Cows €3.15/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/10/2017 – Factories paying €4.60/4.70/kg. Tops €4.75/kg. Ewes €2.50/2.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/10/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Steer base €3.75/kg -  Heifers €3.85/3.90/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.75/3.95/kg – Cows €3.10/3.60/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/10/2017 – Steer base €3.75. Heifer base €3.85. Some €3.80/3.90. Y Bulls R/U €3.80/3.95. Cows €3.20/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/10/2017 – Factories paying €4.70/kg. Range from €4.60 to €4.75. Tops €4.80 incl bonuses. Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/10/2017 – Factory Prices – Market demand strong – Main EU markets up 20c/30c/kg since mid summer – Steer base €3.75/3.80/kg – Heifers €3.85/3.90/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.75/3.95/kg – Cows €3.10/3.60/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/10/2017 – Steer base €3.75/3.80. Heifer base €3.85/3.90. Y Bulls R/U €3.80/3.95.  Cows €3.20/3.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/10/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Some €3.85/3.95. YBulls R/U €3.85/3.95. Cows €3.15/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 05/10/2017 – Factories paying €4.65 to €4.75/kg. Tops €4.80 incl bonuses. Weights moved up to 22kgs. Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/10/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg – Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.80/4.00/kg – Cows €3.10/3.65/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/10/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifer €3.90. some €3.85/3.90. Bulls R/U €3.85/4.00. Cows €3.15/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/10/2017 – Trade steady. Factories paying €4.65/4.75. Tops with bonuses €4.80. Weights at 22kgs . Ewes €2.50/2.70.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/09/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Some €3.85/3.95. Bulls R/U €3.85/3.95-4.00. Cows €3.15/3.65. Last weeks kill 36,152

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/09/2017 - Factories paying €4.70/4.80/kg with higher prices for groups and larger lots. Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/09/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Supplies tightening – Strong market demand – Factories paying 5-10c above quotes to get cattle – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg – Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.80/4.00/kg – Cows €3.10/3.65/kg.  In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update – 25/09/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Some €3.85/3.95. Bulls R/U €3.85/4.00. Cows €3.20/3.60. Kill 36,112. Demand Strong

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update – 25/09/2017 – Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80. Higher with bonuses. Solid demand. Ewes €2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/09/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90/kg. Some €3.85/3.95. Bulls R/U €3.85/4.00. Cows €3.10/3.60. Last week’s kill 36,112

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/09/2017 – Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80/kg. Some tops incl bonuses over €4.90. Sterling back at 88p/€.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/09/2017 – Prices stronger. Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls R/U €3.85/4.00. Cows €3.10/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/09/2017 – Supplies tighter. Factories paying €4.75 to €4.90. Tops €5.00. Kill back to 66k. Ewes €2.50/2.65.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/09/2017 – Factory Prices -Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Stronger demand this week – Factories having to pay 5-10c above quotes to get cattle – Steer base €3.80/3.88/kg – Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.80/4.00/kg – Cows €3.10/3.60/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/09/2017 – Factories paying from €4.70 to €4.90/kgs. Carcase wts up to 22kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/09/2017 – Trade firmer. Demand/supply tighter. Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Tops €3.85/3.95. Bulls R/U €3.80-85/3.90-95. Cows €3.20/3.55.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/09/2017 – Factories paying €4.80/4.95. Tops up to €5.00. Weights up to 22kgs. Last week’s kill 72,889

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/09/2017 – Steer base €3.80/kg. Heifers €3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/09/2017 – Numbers tighter – Factories paying €4.75 to €4.90 – Weights to 22kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 31/08/2017 – Big kill – Factories paid €5.00 earlier in the week – Quoting €4.70/4.90. – Last week kill 68,000

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/08/2017 – Factory Prices – Factories struggling to buy cattle at lower quotes – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg – Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.80/3.95/kg – Cows €3.10/3.55/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/08/2017 – Factory Prices – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg – Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg – Young Bulls R/U €3.80/3.95/kg – Cows €3.10/3.55/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/08/2017 – Steer base €3.85/3.90. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00 R/U. Cows €3.10/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/08/2017 – Strong demand. Factories anxious for lambs. Paying €5.20. Tops €5.25/5.30. Wts to 22kg. Ewes €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/08/2017 – Steer base €3.95/4.00.Tops €4.05 paid. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Tops €4.15 paid. Bulls R/U €4.00/4.10. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/08/2017 – Stability restored. Factories paying 20/30c over quotes. €5.00/5.10/kg. Tops €5.15 paid. Ewes €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/08/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Steer base €3.95/4.00/kg – Heifers €4.05/4.10kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.80/4.00/4.10/kg – Cows €3.25/3.70/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 31/07/2017 – Steer base €4.00/4.05/kg. Heifers €4.10/4.15/kg. Factories quoting lower. Numbers tighter. Last weeks kill 31,429. Cow €3.30/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 31/07/2017 – Numbers much tighter. Factories paying €5.10. Range of €5.05 to tops €5.15 incl. bonuses. Carcase weights to 21.5/22kg. Ewes €3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/07/2017 – Steer base €4.05.4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Y Bulls O/R/U €3.90/4.05/4.15. Cows €3.30/3.75. Last weeks kill 31,891.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/07/2017 – Quotes back 20c/kg+. Factories paying €5.10/5.20/kg. Weight cut off to rise to 22kgs. Ewes €2.90/3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/07/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Strong demand – Supplies remain tight – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.85/4.05/4.20/kg – Cows €3.30/3.75/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/07/2017 – Trade stronger. Steer base €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Y Bulls O/R/U €3.85/4.05/4.15. Cows up 5c €3.30/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/07/2017 – Factories paying €5.30 to €5.40. Tops €5.45. Farmer resisting lower quoted prices and numbers very tight. Ewes 2.70/3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/07/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Factories very anxious for cattle – Numbers remain tight against strong market demand – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.85/4.05/4.15/kg – Cows €3.30/3.75/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/07/2017 – Trade stronger. Numbers tight. Steer base €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Y Bulls R/U €4.10/4.20. Cows €3.30/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/07/2017 – Trade firm. Factories paying €5.40 to €5.55/kg. General price €5.50. Ewes €2.80/3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/07/2017 – Trade firm, numbers tighter.  Steer base €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Y Bulls R/U €4.05/4.15. Cows €3.30/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/07/2017 – Prices up 10c/kg. Factories paying €5.50/5.60/kg. Mart prices up €3.00/5.00 per head. Ewes €2.80/3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/07/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Cattle numbers remain tight against very good market demand – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.80/4.00/4.10/kg – Cows €3.25/3.70/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/07/2017 – Good demand. Solid trade. Steer base €4.05. Heifers €4.15. Tops of €4.10 and €4.20 paid. Cows €3.20/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/07/2017 – Factories paying €5.40/5.60/kg. General price €5.50. Top price €5.60. Ewes €2.70/3.00/kg. Good demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/07/2017 – Market conditions favorable. Strong demand. Steers €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Y Bulls €3.90-4.15. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/07/2017 – Supplies not meeting demand. 10c/kg increase in places. Prices €5.40/5.50/kg. Good demand cull ewes, up to €3.00/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/07/2017 – Factory Prices – UK market conditions very favorable with supplies tight and prices continuing to rise – Strong factory demand – Prices strengthening – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.80/4.00/4.10/kg – Cows €3.25/3.70/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/07/2017 – Very strong factory demand – Prices strengthening – Steer base €4.05-4.10/kg – Heifers base €4.15-4.20kg – Cows €3.25-3.70/kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/07/2017 – Supply/demand finely balanced – Prices €5.45-€5.65/kg – Cull ewes strong demand €2.70-€3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/06/2017Unjustified factory price pressure. UK price up + supplies down. Steers €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Young Bulls €3.80/4.10. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/06/2017 – Prices steady to strengthening.  Supplies variable.  Prices €5.50 – €5.70/kg. Demand for cull ewes strong €2.70 – €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/06/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – In-spec cattle numbers not meeting demand. – Factory price pressure unjustified. – Strong farmer resistance. – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes. – Steer base €4.00/4.10kg. – Heifers €4.10/4.20kg. – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.80/4.00/4.10/kg. – Cows €3.20/3.65/kg. – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/06/2017 – Strong UK + EU beef demand. 5/10c/kg above quotes paid. Steer 4.05/4.15. Heifers 4.15/4.25. Y Bulls R/U 4.00/4.15. Cows 3.25/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/06/2017 – Strong market conditions. Factories paying €5.60/5.70/kg up to 21kgs. Strong trade for cull ewes.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/06/2017 – Market demand strong. 5/10c/kg above quotes paid. Steers 4.05/4.15. Heifers 4.15/4.25. Young Bulls 3.90/4.10. Cows 3.25/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/06/2017 - Paid prices €5.60 – €5.80/kg, 20/30c/kg above quotes. Cull ewes €2.60 – €2.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/06/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Numbers of In-spec cattle tight. – Strong market demand. – Lower factory quotes unjustified. – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes. – Steer base €4.05/4.15kg. – Heifers €4.15/4.25kg. – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.80/4.00/4.10/kg.  Base €4.05/4.10kg. – Cows €3.25/3.70/kg. – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/06/2017 – Steer base €4.10/4.15. Heifers €4.20/4.30. Y bulls R/U €4.05/4.15. Cows €3.35/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/06/2017 – Demand very strong. Factories paying €5.90 to €6.00/kg up to 21kgs in general. Top prices €6.10+ paid. Ewes €2.70 to €2.80

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/06/2017 – Factory Prices: Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members. Beef prices holding firm driven by extremely strong market demand and rising prices in our main export market in the UK.- UK prices equivalent to €4.40/kg incl Vat. – Steer base €4.15/4.20kg. – Heifers €4.25/4.33kg. – Young Bulls O/R/U €4.00/4.15/4.25/kg.  Base €4.15/4.18kg. – Cows €3.25/3.80/kg. – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/06/2017 – Steer base €4.15/4.20. Heifers €4.25/4.30. Y Bulls €4.00/4.15/4.25. Cows €3.40/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/06/2017 – Strong demand. Factories anxious for lambs. Sp lamb €6.00/kg to 21kgs. Hoggets €5.00/kg+. Ewes €2.60/2.70

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/06/2017 – Steer base €4.15/4.20. Heifers €4.24/4.30. Demand strong. Y Bulls €4.00/4.15/4.20. Cows P/O €3.35/3.45. R/U €3.55/3.80

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/06/2017 – Spring lamb €5.85/6.00. Weights to 21kgs. Strong mart trade. Hoggets €5.20 to tops €5.30.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/06/2017 – Steer base €4.15/4.20. Heifers €4.25/4.30. Bulls €4.00/4.15/4.25. Cows P/O €3.30/3.55. R/U €3.60/3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/06/2017 – Spring lambs €6.10/6.20. Tops €6.30 paid. More plants on 21kgs. Hoggets €5.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update  25/05/2017 – Steer base €4.10/4.20. Heifers €4.20/4.30. Y Bulls €4.00/4.10/4.20. Cows €3.40/3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/05/2017 – Spring lambs €6.20/6.30. Tops €6.35. Hoggets €5.20/kg. Strong Ramadan demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/05/2017 – Factory Prices – Prices increase again this week – Strong factory demand – Factories paying 5/10c above quotes – Steer base €4.10/4.20kg – Heifers €4.20/4.30kg – Young Bulls O/R/U €4.00/4.10/4.20/kg – Base €4.15/kg – Cows P/O €3.40/3.55 R/U €3.70/3.85. – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/05/2017 – Steer base €4.10. Tops €4.20 paid. Heifers €4.20/4.25. 4.30 paid. Bulls €4.20/4.10/3.95 for U/R/Os.
Cows €3.45/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/05/2017 – Spring lambs €6.20. Hoggets €5.20/kg. Strong demand. Buoyant mart trade.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/05/2017 – Steer base €4.10/4.20. Heifers €4.20/4.30. Bulls €4.00/4.10/4.20. Cows €3.35/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/05/2017 – Spring lambs €6.10/6.20. Hoggets €5.10/5.20. Ewes €2.70/2.80.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/05/2017 – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Strong factory demand. – Prices increase again this week. – Factories paying 5/10c above quotes. – UK prices continue to rise, now equivalent to €4.43/kg. – Steer base €4.10/4.20kg. – Heifers €4.20/4.30kg. – Young Bulls O/R/U €4.00/4.10/4.20/kg.  Base €4.15/kg. – Cows P/O €3.35/3.55 R/U €3.60/3.80. – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/05/2017 – Steer base €4.10 – Heifers €4.20 – Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.15 – Cows €3.35/3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/05/2017 – Prices rising – Spring lambs €6.10/6.20/kg – Hoggets €5.10/5.20 – Numbers tight – Strong demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/05/2017 – Steer base €4.10. Heifers €4.20. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.15. Cows €3.35/3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/05/2017 – Trade stronger. Spring lamb €6.00. Tops €6.15. Hoggets €5.10. Ewes €2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/05/2017 - Steer base €4.10. Heifers €4.20. Bulls R/U €4.05/4.15. €4.10 flat. Cows €3.35/3.40/3.70/3.80. Kill 29,334.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/05/2017 – Spring lamb in demand – factories on change over. €6.00/kg to 20.5/21kgs. Hoggets €5.10/5.15/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/05/2017 – Buoyant trade, strong demand – Factories paying 5/10c above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls R/U €4.05/4.15/kg – Cows O/R €3.35/3.70 – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/05/2017 – Hoggets €5.00/€5.20. Good Quality €5.30. – Spring lambs €6.00/6.20 to 21kgs

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/04/2017 – Stronger prices based on increased demand. – Factories paying 5/10c above quotes – Steer base €4.05/4.10kg – Heifers €4.15/4.20kg – Young Bulls R/U €4.05/kg – Cows O/R €3.35/3.70 – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/04/2017 – Stronger prices based on increased demand – Factories paying 5/10c above quotes – Steer base €4.00/4.05kg – Tops €4.10 – Heifers €4.10/4.15kg – Tops €4.20 – Young Bulls R/U €4.05/kg. Cows O/R €3.30/3.65 – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/04/2017 – Hoggets €5.05/5.20 to 23kgs – Spring lamb €6.10 to €6.20 – Tops €6.25 – Ewes €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/04/2017 – Steer base €4.00. Heifer €4.10. Tops €4.05 and €4.15 paid. Bulls R/U €4.00. Cows Os €3.35. Rs €3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/04/2017 – Sp lamb €6.20/6.40. Prices of €135/hd. Hoggets €5.20/5.25. Ewes €3.00/3.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/04/2017 – Steer base €3.95/4.00. Some €4.05. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Some €4.15. Y bulls R/U €4.05. Cows €3.20/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/04/2017 – Hoggets €5.20/5.30. Tops €5.35 paid. Sp lamb €6.20/6.40. Ewes €2.90/3.20/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 31/03/2017 - Steer base €4.00. Heifers €4.10. €4.15/4.20 paid. Numbers exceptionally tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/03/2017 - Prices rising. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10/4.15 paid. Supplies tight. YBulls €3.65/4.00. Cows €3.20/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/03/2017 - Supplies scarce. Factories paying from €5.15/5.25/kg with tops €5.30 paid. Only 490 spring lambs processed for week 12.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/03/2017 – Prices on the up. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/Us €4.00. Cows €3.25 to €3.65/kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/03/2017 – Supplies much tighter. Prices rising. Factories paying €5.15/5.20. Tops 5.25. Feeders holding out for more. Ewes €3.00/3.20

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/03/2017 – Steer base €3.85/3.95. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls up to €4.00. Cows €3.10 to €3.65/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/03/2017 – Hogget’s €5.10/5.20. Tighter supplies. Kill back 7k per week on last year. Ewes €3.00/3.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/03/2017 – Prices rising, up 5c/kg. Supplies tighter. Steer base €3.85/kg. Heifers €3.95. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.95. Cows €3.10-3.60. Kill 33,973.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/03/2017 – Factories paying €5.15 to €5.20/kg. Carcase weight 23kgs. Ewes €3.00/kg to 45 kgs. Last week kill down to 46,242.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/03/2017 – Supplies tighter. Prices stronger. Steer base €3.85/kg. Heifers €3.95. Bulls €3.70/3.95. Cows €3.10/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/03/2017 – Factories paying €5.15 to €5.20/kg. Carcase weight 23kgs. Ewes €3.00/kg to 45 kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/03/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.10/3.50. 8,302 live exports for w/e 26/2.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/03/2017 – Factories paying €5.15/5.20/kg. Top prices 5.30/kg paid incl. bonuses. 22,500 farmers apply for 2m ewes on new welfare scheme

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/03/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.10/3.50. Last kill of 35,800 incl. 1,200 calves

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/03/2017 – Factories paying €5.10/5.15/kg. Top prices €5.20/kg paid incl. bonuses. Ewes €2.80/3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/03/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Young Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.10/3.55/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/03/2017 – Prices rising. Factory paying €5.10/5.15/kg. Tops €5.20 paid. Ewes €2.70/2.80. Tops €3.00 paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Young Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.10/3.20/3.45/3.55. Supplies tighter.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/02/2017 – Solid price lift. Factories paying €5.00/5.10/kg. Top prices €5.15/5.20 paid. Weights to 23kgs. Ewes €2.70/2.80. Tops €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Young bulls Us €3.90, Rs 3.80 + Os €3.65. Cows Us €3.50, Rs €3.40, Os €3.15, Ps 3.05. Kill 35k

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/02/2017 – Factories paying €4.85/4.95/kg. Top prices of €5.00+ paid. Weights 23kgs. Ewes €2.70/2.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg.  Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Young bulls, Us €3.90, Rs €3.80 + Os €3.65/kg. Cows Us €3.50, Rs €3.40, Os €3.15, Ps €3.05/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/02/2017 – Factories paying €4.80 to €4.90 to 23kgs. Top prices of €4.95/kgs. Some reports of €5.00. Ewes €2.70/2.80/kgs

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg. Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Young Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/02/2017 – Factories paying €4.80 to tops of €4.95/kg. Ewes making €2.65/2.75/kg. Tops €2.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg. Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Young bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/02/2017 – Prices holding firm at €4.70/4.80/kg with tops of €4.85/kg up to 23kgs. Demand for in spec lambs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg. Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Young bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.10/3.50/kg. Strong competition for finished stock at mart.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/02/2017 – Prices holding firm at €4.65/4.75/kg with tops of €4.80/kg to 23kgs. Numbers tightening.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/02/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.98. Young Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.15/3.50. 5c+/kg above quotes. Kill 33,167.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/02/2017 – Prices of €4.70/4.75/kg. Top prices of €4.80+ paid up to 23kgs. Farmers resisting price and weight limits.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/01/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.98. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.15/3.50. Last week kill 33,167.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/01/2017 – Factories paying €4.70/4.75/kg. Farmers resisting weight and max price restrictions.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/01/2017 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Also transport and clipping in places. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.45.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/01/2017 – Factories paying €4.75/4.80, €4.85 tops incl. bonuses. Weights to 23kgs. Ewes €2.60/2.75.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/01/2017 – Trade steady. Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.05/3.45.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/01/2017 – Lamb supplies tighter. Factories paying €4.80/4.85. Carcase weights to 23kgs. Ewes €2.60/2.75.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/01/2017 - Trade steady. Steer base €3.75/3.85. Heifers €3.85/3.95. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.95. Cows €3.05/3.45.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/01/2017 – Factories paying €4.75/4.80,with top prices of €4.90 incl bonuses. Weights up to 23kgs. Farmers rejecting clipping charges.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/01/2017 - Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cow prices stronger at €3.00/3.15/3.35/3.45. Kill 28K.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/01/2017 - Trade stable. Factories paying €4.75/kg. Some top prices €4.80. Weights 23kgs. Ewes €2.50/2.70/kg. Kill 43K.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/01/2017 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Bulls €3.95/3.80/3.70. Cows €3.45/3.35/3.10/3.00.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/01/2017 – Factories paying €4.75/kg to 23kgs. Ewes €2.50/2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/01/2017 – Prices rising. Numbers tight. Strong demand. Steer base €3.75/3.80. Heifers €3.85/3.90. Higher prices paid. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/01/2016 – Factories paying €4.70/4.75/kg. Good demand. Top prices €4.80/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/12/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75/kg. Heifers €3.80/3.85. 5/10c top ups in places. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.90. Cows €2.90/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/12/2016 – Lamb trade steady. Factories paying €4.75/kg. Ewes €2.50/2.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/12/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. – Heifers €3.80/3.85. – 5-10c/kg top ups in places. – Cows €3.00/3.40. – Last weeks kill 35k. – Stg 84p/€

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/12/2016Trade is steady. – Factories paying €4.75/kg. - Ewes making €2.50/2.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/12/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Some flat prices with 5-10c/kg top ups. Cows €3.00/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/12/2016 – Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80/kg. Farmers resisting price pressure. Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/12/2016 – Steer base €3.70-€3.75/kg. – Heifers €3.80-€3.85/kg. – Cows €3.00-€3.40/kg. – Last week’s kill 35k.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/12/2016 – Factories paying €4.75 to €4.85/kg tops for lambs. – Ewes making €2.50-€2.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/12/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Up to €4.00/4.05 paid for Angus. Cows €3.00/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/12/2016 – Trade steady. Factories paying €4.80/kg. Tops €4.85/kg paid. Less available in West. Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/12/2016 – Prices stronger – Steer base €3.70/3.75 – Heifers €3.80/3.85 – Prices up 5 – 10c including cows at €3.00/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 05/12/2016 – Trade steady – Factories paying €4.80/kg – Strong Christmas demand – Tops €4.85 paid – Ewes €2.50/2.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/11/2016 – Steer base price of 3.70/kg. Heifers 3.80. Top base prices paid of 3.75/3.85. Bulls O/R/U 3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows 2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/11/2016 – Trade steady. Factories paying 4.80/kg and some tops of 4.85/kg to top weights of 23kgs. Ewes ranging from 2.55/2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/11/2016 – Steer base price of €3.70/kg. Heifers €3.80. Top base prices paid of €3.75/3.85. Bulls O/R/U €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/11/2016 – Strong demand for lambs. Factories paying €4.80/kg and tops of €4.85/kg to top weights of 23kgs. Ewes ranging from €2.55/2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/11/2016 – Supplies tighter. Strong demand. Steer base €3.65/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Bulls €3.80/3.65/3.55. Cows €2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/11/2016 – Tight supplies. Good demand. Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80. Carcase weights up to 23kgs.

IFA  Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/11/2016 – Supplies tighter. Strong Christmas demand. Steer base €3.65/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Bulls €3.80/3.65/3.55. Cows €2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update – 21/11/2016 – Numbers tighter. Strong demand. Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80. Carcase weights rising 22.5/23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/11/2016 – Supplies tighter. Prices rising. Stronger demand. Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.75/3.80. Bulls €3.55/3.70/3.80. Cows €2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/11/2016 – Trade stronger. Factories paying €4.65/4.70. Tops of €4.75. Numbers tighter. Carcase weights up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/11/2016 – Prices rising. Numbers much tighter. Steer base E3.65/3.70. Heifers E3.75/3/80. 5/10c over quotes being paid. Sterling @86p/€

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/11/2016 – Numbers tighter. Factories paying €4.60 to €4.65 to 22.5/23kgs. Some top prices of €4.70.

IFA Liveatock – Cattle Price Update 09/11/2016 – Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.75/3.80. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.85/3.40. Numbers tighter for in spec stock.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/11/2016 – Mart and factory trade stronger. Factories paying €4.60. Tops €4.70. Carcase weight to 23kgs. Marts up €3/€5.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/11/2016 – In-spec cattle scarce, Factories paying 5-10 c/kg over quotes, Steer €3.65/3.70, Heifer €3.75/3.80, Young Bulls €3.60/3.85, Cows €2.80/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/11/2016 – Factories paying €4.50/4.65/kg. Numbers tighter. Ewes €2.20/2.50.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/11/2016 – Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.75/3.80. Factories paying 5-10ckg above quotes. Ybulls €3.60/3.85. Cows €2.80/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/11/2016 – Factories paying €4.50/4.65/kg. Numbers tighter. Ewes €2.20/2.50.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/10/2016 – Steer base €3.65. Heifers €3.75.  €3.70/3.80 paid this week.  Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.85/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/10/2016 – Factories paying €4.65. Some top prices of €4.70 paid. Some weights to 23kgs. Ewes €2.45/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/10/2016 – Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.75/3.80. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.90/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/10/2016 – Factories paying €4.70 to €4.75. Tops €4.80 paid with bonuses

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/10/2016 – Steer base €3.70. Heifers €3.80. Farmers resisting lower factory quotes. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.90-3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/10/2016 – Factories paying €4.65 to €4.75. Top prices €4.80 paid. Weights to 22.5kgs

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/10/2016 – Farmers resisting factory price pressure. Steer Base €3.70. Heifers E3.80. Cows €2.90 – €3.40. Last weeks kill 35,700.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/10/2016 – Supplies tighter. Factories paying €4.70 to €4.75/kg to get stock. Some weights to 22.5+kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/10/2016 – Steer base E3.70. Heifers E3.80. Some prices of E3.75/3.85. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.90/3.35. Last weeks kill 35k.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/10/2016 – Prices ranging from €4.60 to €4.80. General price of €4.70/kg. Good demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/10/2016 – Steer base €3.70/kg. Heifers €3.80. Some prices of €3.85 paid. Cows €2.90/3.35. Bulls O/R/Us €3.60/3.75/3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/10/2016 – Factories paying €4.70/kg. Some top prices of €4.75

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/10/2016 – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Steer base €3.70/3.75 – Heifers €3.80/3.85 – Young Bulls O/R/U €3.60/3.75/3.85 – Cows €2.90/3.40 – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/10/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.90/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/10/2016 – Lamb supplies tighter. Factories paying €4.80. Prices ranging from €4.75 to tops of €4.85. IFA looking for carcase weights to increase to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/09/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Bulls €3.60/3.75/3.85. Cows €2.90/3.35. UK R3 steers equivalent to €4.43.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/09/2016 – Factories paying €4.75/4.85/kg. Tops €4.90 paid. Demand remains solid. Supplies relatively tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/09/2016 – Steer base €3.70. Heifers €3.80/3.85. Bulls €3.65/3.75/3.90. Cows €2.90/3.40. Kill 35,000 last week.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/09/2016 – Strong demand. Tight supplies. Factory paying €4.80 to €4.90/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/09/2016 – Steer base €3.70/3.75. Heifers €3.85. €3.90 paid. Y bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows €2.90/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/09/2016 – Prices stronger. €4.85/4.95 paid. Numbers tighter.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/09/2016 – Steer base €3.75. Heifers €3.85. 3.90 paid. Bulls €3.65/3.80/3.90. Cows €2.90/3.40. UK price up again 3p/kg at €4.48.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/09/2016 – Supplies tighter after 2 weeks of large kills. Factories paying €4.80. €4.90 paid. Ewes €2.50/2.70.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/09/2016Steer base €3.75. Heifers €3.85/3.90. Bulls €3.75/3.85/3.95. Cows €2.90/3.40. UK price €4.48, continuing to rise.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/09/2016 – €4.70/4.90 paid with higher prices earlier in the week. Last weeks kill over 70,000.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/09/2016 – Steer base €3.75/3.80/kg. Heifers €3.85/3.90/kg. Bulls €3.70/3.90/kg. Cows €2.80/3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/09/2016 – Factories paying €4.80/4.90/kg. Tops €5.00 paid. Big kill last week. Numbers tighter.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/09/2016 – Steer base €3.80. Heifers €3.90. Cows €2.90/3.45. UK price rise of 4c/kg last week. Last weeks kill 32,400.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/09/2016 – Large kill this week for Eid Muslim Festival. Factories paying €4.90/€5.00/kg to 22kg. Live buying at €2.20/2.35/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/09/2016 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.70/3.95. Cows €2.95/3.45.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 31/08/2016 – Steer base €3.85/kg. Heifers €3.95/4.00/kg. Bulls €3.70/3.95/kg. Cows €2.95/3.45/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 31/08/2016 – Factories paying €4.85/4.95/kg. Strong demand for EID. Ewes €2.70. Live buying €2.20/2.30/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/08/2016 – Steer base €3.85. Heifers €3.95.Tops €3.90/4.00. Numbers tight. UK price up 3p/kg. Bulls €3.70/4.00. Cows €3.00/3.40

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/08/2016 – Lamb trade is buoyant this week with factories looking for lambs and expecting a major increase in demand as the week progresses, heading into a big kill next week for the Muslim festival of Eid. Factories are paying €4.80 to €4.90/kg for lambs up to carcase weights of 22 and 22.5kgs. The live trade is also buoyant with €2.20 to €2.30/k liveweight being paid, up to weights of 50kgs. The ewe trade is also strong with €2.70/kg being paid

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/08/2016 – Prices stronger. Steer base €3.85. Tops €3.90. Heifers €3.95. Tops €4.00. Bulls €3.70/3.90/4.00. Cows €2.95/3.45.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/08/2016 – Trade steady. Factories paying €4.80/kg. Tops €4.90 paid. Ewes €2.60/2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/08/2016 – Much tighter supplies. Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg. Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Bulls €3.70/3.95/kg. Cows €2.85/3.35/kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/08/2016 – Supplies very tight. Factories paying €4.80/kg. Tops €4.95. Ewes €2.70

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/08/2016 – Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.65/3.95. Cows €2.85/3.35. Kill 30,500. UK R3 price €4.30.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/08/2016 – Factories paying €4.70/4.75. Tops €4.80. Numbers tight. Ewes €2.70. UK lamb €5.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/08/2016 – Supplies tighter. Steer base €3.80/3.85/kg. Heifers €3.90/3.95/kg. Bulls €3.65/4.00/kg. Cows €2.85/3.35/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/08/2016 – Prices stronger. Supplies tighter. Factories paying €4.70/4.80. Tops €4.85. Ewes €2.50/2.70. Strong breeding sales.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/07/2016 – Numbers remain tight. Steer base €3.85. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Quotes lower. Bulls €3.70/4.00. Cows €2.85/3.35.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/07/2016 - Factory pressure on prices. Paying €4.70/5.00/kg. Quoting less. Carcase weights to 22kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/07/2016 – Numbers tight. Kill below 30k Steer base €3.85. Heifers €3.95. Tops €4.00 paid. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows €2.90/3.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/07/2016 – Farmers resisting price pressure. Factories paying €5.00 to €5.10. Carcase Weights 21.5 to 22kgs. Ewes €2.60 – €3.00

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/07/2016 – Trade firmer. Supplies very tight. Steer base €3.85/3.90. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls €3.70 to €4.00. Cows €2.95/3.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/07/2016 – Stronger trade. Some quotes up 10c/kg. Factories paying €5.00/5.20/kg. Supplies tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/07/2016 – Farmers resisting price pressure. Steer base €3.85/3.90. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls €3.70/4.05. Cows €2.95/3.40

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/07/2016 - Supplies tight. Factories paying €5.00/kg. Top prices of €5.10/5.20/kg paid. Weights 21.5/22kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/07/2016 – Supplies very tight. €3.90 steers. €4.00 heifers. €4.05 paid today. UK prices up 2p/kg again this week. Sterling stronger.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/07/2016 – Supplies tight. Steer base €3.85/3.95/kg. Heifers €3.95/4.05/kg. Bulls €3.70/4.10/kg. Cows €2.95/3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/07/2016 – Supplies tight. Good demand. Some quotes up. Factories paying €5.00/5.10/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/07/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00. €3.95/4.05/kg paid. Factories quoting less. Numbers remain tight. Cows €2.90 – 3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/07/2016 – Supplies very tight. Factories anxious for lambs. Paying €5.00/kg. Top prices paid €5.10/5.15. Ewes €2.70/2.75/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/07/2016 – Strong UK supermarket demand. Weekly kill dropping. In spec cattle tight. Steers 3.90/3.95/4.00. Heifers 4/405/410. Bulls 3.80-4.10. Cows 2.95-3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/07/2016 – Strong store trade underpinning lamb price. Large no.s of lambs moved off farms. Factories paying 5.10 to 5.15/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/06/2016 – UK prices strengthening. Factories paying E4.00 steers. E4.10 heifers. Quoting 5-10c less. Bulls E3.80-4.10. Cows E2.90/3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/06/2016 – Supplies tight. Kill back 7,000 head. Factories paying 20 – 30c/kg above quotes. €5.20 – 5.30/kg to 21.5kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/06/2016 - Steer base €4.05/kg. Heifers €4.15/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20/kg. Cows €3.10/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/06/2016 – Factories paying €5.00/5.10/kg. Supplies tighter. Quotes €4.80/4.95. Last weeks kill down 10,000 on same week last year.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/06/2016 – Numbers very tight. Steer base €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Ybulls €3.95/4.10/4.25. Cows €3.20/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/06/2016 – Supply numbers tighter. Farmers resisting price pressure. Factories paying €5.00/5.10. Active store buying.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/06/2016 – Steer base €4.05/4.10. Tops €4.15. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Tops €4.25. Y Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.25. Cows €3.20/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/06/2016 – Farmers resisting factory price pressure. Prices of €5.10 to €5.30/kg. Store trade kicking in with buyers active in marts.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/06/2016 – Prime cattle very tight. Steer base €4.05/4.15. Heifers €4.15/4.25. Y bulls €3.95/4.10/4.25. Cows €3.20/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/06/2016 – Farmers resisting price pressure. Lambs at €5.20 to €5.40/kg. UK marts £2.00/kg LW, equivalent of €5.55/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/06/2016 – Supplies very tight. Steer base E4.05/4.10.Tops 4.15. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Tops E4.25. Ybulls E3.95/4.10/4.25. Cows E3.25/3.75

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/06/2016 – Lamb supplies tight. Big kill last week. Factories paying €5.50/5.55. Tops €5.60.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/06/2016 – Supplies tight. Prices rising. Steer base €4.05/4.10. Tops €4.15. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Tops €4.25. Bulls O/R/U €3.85/4.05/4.20.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/06/2016 – Numbers tight. Factories paying €5.60/5.70. Tops €5.75/5.80 paid earlier in week. Strong Ramadan demand. Hoggets €5.00/5.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/05/2016 – Farmers very busy with good weather. Cattle very scarce. Base price increased. Steers up to €4.10. Heifers up to €4.20.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/05/2016 – Trade very brisk. Strong demand for Ramadan. Numbers tight. Factories paying €5.70 to €5.80 to get stock. Weights up to or above 21kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/05/2016 – Steer base €4.00/4.05. Tops  €4.10. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Tops €4.20. Ybulls Us €4.15/4.20. Rs €4.00/4.05. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/05/2016 – Supplies tight. Good demand. Factories paying €5.50/5.60. Tops €5.70/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/05/2016 – Steer base €4.00/4.05.Tops 4.08. Heifers €4.10/4.15.Tops 4.20. Ybulls Us €4.15/4.20. Rs €4.00/4.05. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/05/2016 – New season lamb supplies very tight. Factories paying €5.60/5.65. Tops €5.70. Hoggets €5.10+. Ewes €2.70/3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/05/2016 – Supplies tighter. Steers €4.00/4.05. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Tops €4.20. Y Bulls €3.85/4.00/4.20. Cows €3.25/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/05/2016 – Factories quoting €5.30/5.40. Paying €5.65 – €5.75. Strong demand for Ramadan plus retail switch to spring lamb.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/05/2016 – Supplies much tighter. Steers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.07. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Tops €4.20. Bulls €4.10/4.00/3.85. Cows €3.25/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/05/2016 – Factories anxious for lambs. Paying €5.80/5.85. Tops €5.90. Some weights to 21.5kgs. Hoggets €5.30. Ewes €2.70/3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/05/2016 – Supplies tight. Steer base €4.00. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Bulls €3.80/3.95/4.05. Flat price €4.00 paid. Cows €3.25-3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/05/2016 – Supplies very tight. Spring lambs €5.75/5.90. Hoggets €5.30/5.35. Ewes €2.70/3.00. UK prices rising.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/05/2016 – Numbers tight. Steer base €4.00. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Bulls €3.80/3.95/4.05. Flat price €4.00 paid. Cows €3.25-3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/05/2016 – Spring lamb and hogget numbers very tight. Factories paying €5.80 Sp lambs and €5.35 hoggets. Ewes €2.70/3.00.

IFA  Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/05/2016 – Numbers tighter. Steer base  €4.00/4.05. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Bulls €3.80/3.95/4.10. Cows €3.25 – €3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/05/2016 – Spring lambs €5.70/5.85. Higher weights. Hoggets €5.25/5.35. Supplies tighter. Ewes €2.70/3.00.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/05/2016 – Spring lamb €5.70/5.80. Numbers tight. Hoggets €5.20/5.30. Ewes €2.70/3.00

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/04/2016 – Factory Prices – Strong factory demand, Numbers remain tight, Factories paying 5 – 10c/kg above quotes, Steer base €3.95/4.05/kg, Heifers €4.05 to €4.15/kg, Young bulls O/R/U €3.70 to €4.00/kg, Cows €3.20/€3.75/kg, In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/04/2016 – Factories paying €5.70/5.80 for spring lamb. €5.20/5.40 paid for hoggets. Numbers tighter

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/04/2016 – Steer base €3.95/4.05/kg. Heifers €4.05/4.15/kg. Numbers tighter. Young bulls €3.75 to €4.05/kg. Cows €3.20/3.70/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/04/2016 – Spring lambs €5.70/5.90. Hoggets €5.30/5.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/04/2016 – Quotes well back. Factories paying €5.50/5.60 hoggets. €6.00/6.20 spring lambs. €3.00 ewes.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/04/2016 – Factory Prices – Very strong factory demand, Numbers remain tight, Factories paying 5 – 10c/kg above quotes, Steer base €3.95/4.05/kg., Heifers €4.05 to €4.15/kg, Young bulls O/R/U €3.70 to €4.00/kg, Cows €3.20/€3.75/kg, In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/04/2016 – Numbers tight. Steer base €3.95/4.00kg. Heifers €4.05/4.10/kg.  Young bulls €3.70 to €4.00/kg. Cows €3.20/€3.75/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/04/2016 – Hoggets €5.60/5.80. Spring lambs €6.10/6.30. Numbers tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/04/2016 – Factory Prices – Tighter numbers – Prices strengthening – Factories paying 5 – 10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €3.95/4.05/kg – Heifers €4.05 to €4.15/kg – Young bulls O/R/U €3.70 to €4.00/kg – Cows €3.20/€3.75/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/04/2016 –  Hoggets €5.80/5.90. Numbers tight. Spring lambs €6.40/6.70 to 20/21kgs. Numbers small.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/04/2016 – Steer base up to €4.00. Heifers up to €4.10. Quotes €3.95/4.05. Numbers tight. Bulls €3.70 to €3.95. Cows €3.20 to €3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/04/2016 – Hoggets making €5.80/kg. numbers tight. Spring lambs from €6.30 to €6.40/kg. Butchers paying more. IFA demanding higher weights.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/04/2016 – Prices rising. Numbers tighter. Steer base €3.95/4.00. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Bulls €3.70/3.95. Tops €4.00. Cows €3.20/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/04/2016 – Prices strong. Hoggets €5.80/5.95. Numbers much tighter. Spring lambs €6.70/7.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/04/2016 – Prices rising. Steer base €3.95/4.00. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Numbers much tighter. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90+.  Cows €3.15/3.30/3.50/3.60

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/04/2016 – Hoggets scarce. €5.80/kg. Tops €5.90. Spring lambs – butchers €7.00 – factories €6.60/6.80. Ewes strong trade at marts

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/03/2016 – More bite in trade. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.10. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/03/2016 – Trade remains solid. Factories paying €5.80/kg for hoggets. Sheep kill up 11% or 50,767 and hogget kill up 7% or 28,229 head

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/03/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Ybulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.15/3.20/3.45/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/03/2016 – Trade remains strong. Hoggets €5.70/5.80/kg paid. Spring lamb €6.70/7.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/03/2016 – Cattle price update 21/03/16. Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Y bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.15/3.20/3.45/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/03/2016 – Trade remains strong €5.70/5.80/kg paid. Spring lamb quotes €6.50/6.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/03/2016 - Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.15/3.30/3.50/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/03/2016 – Hoggets €5.70/5.80/kg. Ewes €3.20/3.30/kg. Spring lamb quotes €6.40/6.50/kg. Factories paid €7.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/03/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.15/3.30/3.50/3.60. Supplies tighter.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/03/2016 – More demand for Easter. Factories paying €5.60 to €5.70/kg for lambs. €7.00 needed for spring lamb.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/03/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls €3.70/3.80/3.90 O/R/U. Cows €3.15/3.30/3.45/3.60 P+/O/R/U.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/03/2016 – Feeders resisting price pressure. Factories paying €5.60/5.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/03/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls U/R/O €3.85/3.80/3.70. Cows P+ €3.10 O €3.25 R €3.45 U €3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/03/2016 – Factories paying €5.60/5.70. Ewes €3.20/3.40

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows P+ €3.10, O €3.25, R €3.40, U €3.55/3.60

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/02/2016 – Factories paying €5.70/5.75/kg for lambs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifers €4.00/€4.05/kg. Young bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.00/€3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/02/2016 – Trade stable. Factories paying €5.75 – €5.85/kg.  Ewes €3.30/3.40/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. R/U Bulls €3.80/3.90. Cows stronger P+ €3.10, O’s €3.20/3.25, R’s €3.40/3.50, U’s €3.50/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/02/2016 – Trade steady. Strong demand. Factories paying €5.75/5.85. Ewes €3.00/3.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows stronger. P+ €3.10 O €3.20 R €3.45.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/02/2016 – Lamb trade stronger. Factories paying €5.75/5.85. Top prices of €5.90 paid. Strong demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/€3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.10/3.20/3.45/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/02/2016 – Prices stronger. Supplies very tight. Factories paying €5.70/5.75/kg to 23.5kg. Some offers of €5.80.Ewes €3.20/3.30.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.10/3.20/3.45/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/02/2016 – Prices continue to improve.  Factories paying €5.65 to €5.70/kg to 23.5kg. Some offers of €5.80/kg. Supplies very tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/02/2016 – Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/€3.80/3.90. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.10/3.20/3.45/3.55.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/02/2016 – Supplies very tight. Factories paying €5.65/kg to 23.5kg. Some 24kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/02/2016 - Steer base €3.90. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Bulls O/R/U €3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €3.05/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/02/2016 - Lamb trade stronger. Factories paying €5.50/5.60/kg. Ewes €3.00 to €3.20/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. Bulls R/U €3.80/3.90. Cows €3.10/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/01/2016 – Lamb trade stronger. Factories paying €5.45/5.50kg. Top prices of €5.55 paid and €5.60 offered. Ewes €3.00 to €3.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. Bulls R/U €3.80/3.90. Cow prices stronger. €3.10/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/01/2016 – Lamb trade steady. Factories paying €5.35/5.45/kg. Top prices of €5.50 paid. Ewes €3.00 to 3.20. Wholesale and mart trade strong.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. Bulls R/U €3.80/3.90. Cow prices stronger. €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/01/2016 – Lamb trade stronger. Factories paying €5.35/5.45/kg. Top prices of €5.50 paid. Ewes €3.00 to €3.20. Marts very strong and supplies tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. In spec stock very scarce. Bulls R/U €3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/01/2016 - Trade stronger. Factories paying €5.30/5.35 to 23.5kg. Tops of €5.40 plus paid. Ewes €3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10. Bulls €3.70/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.60. Steer, heifer and cows tighter.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls €3.70/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.50. Supplies tight.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/01/2016 – Factories paying €5.20 to €5.25/kg. Top prices of €5.30/kg paid today. Some weights up to 23.5kgs. Ewes up to €3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/01/2016 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. €4.00/4.05 for heifers. Bulls O/R/Us €3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows ranging from €3.00 to €3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/01/2016 – Factories paying €5.20/kg to 23kgs. Tops €5.30 paid. Some weights up to 23.5kgs. Ewes €2.80/3.00. Strong demand and tight supplies.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/01/2016 - Steer base €3.90/3.95. €4.00/4.05 for heifers. Bulls O/R/Us €3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows ranging from €3.00 to €3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/01/2016 - Factories paying €5.20/kg to 23kgs. Top €5.25 paid. Some weights up to 23.5kgs. Ewes €2.80/2.90. Demand strong and numbers tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/12/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10. Bulls R/U €3.90/4.00. Cows €2.95/3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/12/2015 – Factories paying €5.10/5.15. Some tops €5.20/kg. Ewes €2.80 – 3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/12/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €3.90/4.00. Cows €2.90/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/12/2015 – Factories paying €5.00/5.10/kg. Top prices of €5.15/5.20 paid. Weights up to 23.5kgs. Ewes to €3.00.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/12/2015 – Steer base price 3.90/3.95. Tops E4.00 paid. Heifers 4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. Cows 2.90/3.60. Bulls R/U 3.85 to 4.05.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/12/2015 – Prices strong. Base of €5.00/kg. €5.05 to €5.15kg being paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/12/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €3.90/3.95 – €4.00/4.05. Cows €2.90/3.60.

IFA  Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/12/2015 – Lamb price strong. €5.00 widely available. Some prices of €5.10/5.15 paid. Strong ewe trade.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/12/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €3.90/3.95 – €4.00/4.05 Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/12/2015 – Prices strong. €5.00/kg widely available. Some prices of €5.10/5.15 paid. Strong ewe trade.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/11/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €3.95/4.05. Cows €3.10/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/11/2015 – Prices strong. Factories paying €5.00/kg. Top prices €5.10 paid. Ewes €2.90/3.0. Weight to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/11/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €4.00/4.05. Cows €3.10/3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/11/2015 – Prices rising. Factories paying €4.90 to €5.00. Top prices €5.10+ paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/11/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifer  base €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €3.95/4.05. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.15/3.30/3.50/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/11/2015 – Prices rising. Quotes €4.75 – €4.90 base. Factories paying €5.00. Tops €5.10 paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/11/2015 – Factory Cattle Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Steer base €3.90 to €3.95/kg., Heifers €4.00 to €4.05/kg., Young bulls €3.85/€4.00/€4.10/kg., Cows €3.30/€3.70/kg., In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/11/2015 -  Quotes €4.60/4.85. Factories paying €4.75 to €4.90. Top prices €4.90+ paid. Weights up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/11/2015 – Prices stable. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls R/U €4.00/4.10. Cows €3.40/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/11/2015 – Trade and prices stronger.  Factories paying €4.70 to €4.80.  Top prices €4.90 paid. Weights up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/11/2015 – Prices steady. Steer base €3.90/€3.95. Heifers €4.00/€4.05. Bulls R/U €4.00/€4.10. Cows €3.40/€3.75.

IFA Sheep – Cattle Price Update 11/11/2015 – Prices stronger. Factories paying €4.65 to €4.75. Top prices of €4.80 paid. Carcase weight up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/11/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifer base €4.00/4.05. Kill 30,000. Bulls U/R €4.10/4.00. Cows €3.40 to €3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/11/2015 – Increase in quoted prices. Factories paying €4.60 to €4.70/kg. Some plants paying up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/11/2015 – Steer base €3.90/3.95.Tops €4.00 paid. Heifers €4.00/€4.05. Tops €4.10 paid. Farmers holding out for higher prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/11/2015 – Price range from €4.60 to €4.75. Top prices of €4.80 paid this week. Weights to 22.5/23 kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/11/2015 – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Factories paying 5c/10c/kg over quotes to get cattle – Steer base €3.90 to €3.95/kg. Tops €4.00/kg., Heifers €4.00 to €4.05/kg. Tops €4.10/kg., Young bulls €3.85/€4.00/€4.10/kg., Cows €3.40/€3.80/kg., In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/10/2015 – Supplies very tight, down 6,200/week on 2014. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Tops €4.00. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Tops €4.10.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/10/2015 – Factories paying €4.65 to €4.70. Tops €4.75 paid. Weights increasing to 22.5/23kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/10/2015 – Stronger trade. Factories paying €3.90/3.95 steer base. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Some €4.10 paid. Numbers continue to tighten.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/10/2015 - Trade stronger. Quotes up 10c/kg. Factories paying up to €4.75/4.80/kg. Farmers demanding increased weights to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/10/2015 – Strong demand. Numbers very tight. Paying 5/10c/kg over quotes. Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Cows €3.40/3.85/kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/10/2015 – Numbers very tight. Factories paying €4.70/kg. Some tops prices of €4.75/4.80 incl bonuses.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/10/2015 – Farmers, sell hard. Beef cattle numbers very tight. Factories having to pay 5/10c more to get stock. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/10/2015 – Kill down 18,000 in last 2 weeks. Supplies tight. Factories paying €4.70. Tops €4.80 paid mid-week.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/10/2015 – Steer base quote €3.85 but factories paying €3.90. €3.95/kg paid. Heifers €3.95/4.05. Bulls E3.85/4.15.Cows E3.40/3.85

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/10/2015 – Factories paying €4.70/kg for lambs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/09/2015 – Steer base quote €3.85. Factories paying €3.90. Tops €3.95 paid. Heifer base €3.95/4.05. Numbers tight. Cows €3.40/3.85/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/09/2015 – Factory quotes back. Supplies remain tight. Factories paying €4.70/4.80/kg. Top prices €4.85/kg paid mid-week.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/09/2015 – Last week’s kill 30,600. Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €4.00/4.05. Bulls €3.80 to €4.10/kg. Cows €3.40 to €3.85.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/09/2015 – Factories anxious for lambs. Paying €4.80/kg with tops of €4.90/kg paid this week.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/09/2015 – Farmers resisting lower factory quotes. Steer base €3.95/4.00. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Bulls €3.85/4.00/4.15. Cows €3.40/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/09/2015 - Factories paying €4.80 to tops of €4.90/kg to 22kg carcase weight. Factories anxious for light lambs over 12/13kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/09/2015 – Farmers resisting lower quotes. Steer base €3.95/4.00. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Bulls €3.85/4.15. Cows €3.40/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/09/2015 – Market strong. Factories paying €4.90/kg to 22kgs. Demand strong and supplies tight

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/09/2015 – Farmers resisting lower quotes. Steer base €4.00. Heifers €4.10. bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20. Cows €3.40/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/09/2015 – Strong demand for Muslim Festival. Factories paying €4.80/4.90 to 22kgs. UK prices stronger.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/09/2015 – Farmers challenging lower quotes. Steer base €3.95/4.00. Heifers €4.05/4.10. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20. Cows €3.40/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb price Update 02/09/2015 – Strong demand. Muslim festival on Sept 24th. Factories paying €4.80 to 22kgs. Some top prices of €4.85.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 31/08/2015 – Steer base €4.00/4.05 – Heifers €4.10/4.15 – Farmers resisting lower quotes – Bulls €4.05/4.20 – Cows €3.50/3.90

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 31/08/2015 – Trade stable. Factories looking for lambs. Good demand. Paying €4.70/4.80. Tops €4.90. Up to 22kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/08/2015 – Steer base €4.00/4.05. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Some factories paying 5c/kg more. Bulls €4.05/4.20. Cows €3.50/3.90. Numbers tight.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/08/2015 – Factories paying €4.70/4.90/kg to buy lambs. Strong demand. Carcase weight to 22kgs. Two week extension on TAMS work.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/08/2015 – Factories finding it difficult to get numbers. Supplies extremely tight. Steer base €4.05/4.10. Heifers €4.15/4.20. Cows €3.60/4.00.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/08/2015 – Trade firm. Strong demand.  Factories paying €4.75 to €4.90/kg.  Carcase weight up to 22kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/08/2015 – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes. Steer base E4.05/4.15. Heifers E4.15/4.25. Young bulls E4.00/4.30. Cows E3.50/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/08/2015 – Factories paying €4.80 to €4.95/kg. Good demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/08/2015 – Farmers resisting lower quotes. Supplies tight. Steer base 4.05/4.10. Tops 4.15.Heifers 4.15/4.20. Tops 4.25. Cows 3.60/3.90

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/08/2015 -Trade steady. Factories paying €4.80 to €4.95/kg. Good demand, Numbers remain tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/08/2015 – Tighter supplies. Farmers resisting lower quotes. Steer base €4.10/4.15. Heifers €4.20/4.25.  Cows €3.60/3.90. – Factory Prices: Tightening supplies starting to impact, Factories finding it difficult to secure numbers. 5c/10c/kg above quotes being paid, Steer base €4.10/€4.20kg, Heifers €4.20/€4.30, Young bulls €4.00/€4.30/kg, Cows €3.50/€4.00, In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/08/2015 – Supplies remain tight. Factories paying €4.80/kg. Tops €4.90 paid. Solid mart trade driven by strong demand for Muslim market.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/08/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15.Heifers €4.20/4.25.Tops of €4.20 + €4.30 paid.Bulls €4.00/4.30. Cows €3.60/3.90. Supplies remain tight.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/08/2015 – Trade firm, numbers tight, factories paying €4.90/kg.  Tops €5.00/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/08/2015 – Steer base €4.15/4.20. Heifers €4.25/4.30. Bulls €4.00/4.30. cows €3.60/4.00. Tight supplies/demand balance.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/08/2015 – More bite in lamb trade. Factories paying €4.80 to €5.00 to get lambs. UK prices strong at €5.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/07/2015 - Supplies tighter. Steer base €4.30. Heifer €4.40. 5c more in places. Bulls O/R/U €4.15/4.35/4.45. Cows P+/O/R/U €3.75/3.80/4.00/4.15.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/07/2015 - Supplies tighter. €4.75/4.85. Some top prices €4.90/5.00. Weight moving up to 21.5/22kgs. UK €4.95/kg incl. Vat.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/07/2015 - Steer base €4.30. Heifers €4.40. Tops up 3 – 5c. Bulls O €4.10/4.15, R €4.30, U €4.40. Cows €3.70 to €4.15. UK prices up 7c.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/07/2015 – Demand good. Factories paying €4.80/kg. Carcase weight range 21kg to 22kgs. UK prices equal to €5.00/kg. Strong store trade.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/07/2015 – Supplies very tight. UK market rising. Steer base €4.30. Heifers €4.40. Tops 5c more. Bulls €4.15 to 4.45. Cows €3.70/4.15.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/07/2015 – Quotes €4.60+. Factories paying €4.80 to €4.90 tops. Need for carcase weight to increase to 21.5kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/07/2015 – Prices strong. Steer base €4.30.Heifers €4.40. 5c more in places. Bulls €4.15/4.30/4.45. Cows €3.70/4.15. UK prices up 8c/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/07/2015 – Prices steady. Factories paying €4.80/4.90/kg. Farmers pushing for 21.5kg weight. UK prices up last week at €5.10/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/07/2015 – Prices stronger. Steer base €4.30/4.35. Heifers €4.40/4.45. Bulls €4.15/4.30/4.45. Cows €3.70/3.80/4.00/4.15.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/07/2015 – Factory and mart trade stronger. Factories paying €4.80/5.00/kg. Strong rebound in UK prices to €5.00/5.15/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/07/2015 – Steer base €4.30. Tops €4.35. Heifers €4.40. Bulls €4.15/4.30/4.40. Cows €3.70/4.15. UK prices up another 9c/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/07/2015 – Prices stronger. Paying €4.70/4.90. €5.00 offered. Strong demand and tighter supplies. Bastille Day July 14th.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update  01/07/2015 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Supplies scarce – Very strong demand – Factories actively seeking cattle – Steers €4.25/€4.30/kg – Heifers €4.35/€4.40 – Young bulls €4.00/€4.10/€4.25/€4.40/kg Cows €3.70/€3.90/€4.00/€4.15/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/07/2015 – Steer base €4.25/4.30. Heifers €4.40. Bulls €4.15/4.25/4.35. Cows €3.70/4.15. UK prices continue to rise.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/07/2015 – Factories paying €4.70/4.80. UK prices €4.90/5.00. French price for grade 1 Irish up to €5.36 incl vat.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/06/2015 – Steer base €4.25/4.30. Heifers €4.40. Bulls €4.15/4.25/4.35. Cows €3.70/4.15. UK prices up again.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/06/2015 – Quotes lower. Factories paying €4.70/4.80. Tops €4.90. French price for grade 1 Irish up to €5.36 incl vat.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/06/2015 – Factories having to pay more to get very tight supplies. Steer Base €4.25/4.30. Heifer €4.35/4.40. Bulls €4.15/4.25/4.35. Cows €3.70/4.15.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/06/2015 – Quotes €4.70/4.90/kg. Factories paying €4.80/5.10/kg. Tops of €5.30/kg for Thurs/Fri.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/06/2015 – Prices rising. Numbers very tight. Steer base €4.25/4.30. Heifer €4.35/4.40. Bulls €4.15/4.25/4.35. Cows €3.70/4.15.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/06/2015 – Supplies tighter than last week. Quotes €5.00/kg Factories paying €5.20/5.25/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/06/2015 – Supplies very scarce. Steer base €4.25/4.30/kg. Heifer €4.35/4.40/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.25/4.35/kg. Cows €3.70/4.15/kg.

IFA  Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/06/2015 – Variation in factory prices from €5.20 to €5.50 with tops of €5.60 paid. Farmers resisting factory price pressure.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/06/2015 – Prices firm. Steer base price of €4.25/4.30/kg. Heifers €4.35/4.40/kg. Bulls €4.10/4.25/4.35/kg. Cows €3.70/4.15/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/06/2015 – Prices firm. Some factory quotes up 10c/kg. Factories paying €5.50/kg. Tops €5.60/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/06/2015 – Strong factory demand. Steers €4.25/4.30/kg. Heifers €4.35/4.40/kg. Young bulls €3.90/4.05/4.25/4.35/kg. Cows €3.70/3.90/4.00/4.15/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/06/2015 – Demand strong. Supplies tight. Factories paying up to 20c above quotes. 5.60/kg. 21kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/06/2015 – Prices up 5/10c. Strong factory demand. Steer base €4.30. Heifers €4.40.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/06/2015 – Strong factory demand. Supplies tight. Factories paying up to 20c above quotes. €5.60/kg 21kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/06/2015 – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Numbers very tight – Strong factory demand – Prices up 5/10c/kg – Steers €4.20/€4.25/kg – Heifers €4.30/€4.35 – Young bulls €3.90/€4.05/€4.25/€4.35 – Cows €3.60/€4.15 – In-spec bonus 12c/kg above base price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/06/2015 – Supplies tight, prices strengthening. €5.30/5.40/kg paid to 21kg. Factories quoting less. Farmers resisting. Ewes 3.00/3.30/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/05/2015 – Factory Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Prices up 5c. – Numbers very tight. – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.15/€4.20/kg – Heifers €4.20/4.30/kg – Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20/4.30/kg – Cows €3.50/4.05/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/05/2015 – Supplies very tight. Steer base €4.15/4.20.Heifers €4.20/4.30. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20/4.30.Cows €3.50/4.05.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/05/2015 –  Farmers resisting lower factory quotes. €5.60/5.80/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/05/2015 – Prices rising. Numbers very tight Steer base €4.10/4.20. Heifers €4.20/4.30. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20/4.30. Cows €3.50/4.05.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/05/2015 – Spring lamb €6.00/6.10/kg. Factories quoting less. Farmers resisting. Supplies tight. Hoggets €5.20/5.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/05/2015 – Steer base €4.10/kg. Heifer €4.20/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.18/4.25/kg. Cows €3.50/4.00/kg. Numbers tighter.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/05/2015 – Spring lamb stronger €6.10 to 21kgs. Hoggets €5.20/5.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/05/2015Numbers tighter. Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.25/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.30/kg. Cows €3.50/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/05/2015 – Lambs €6.10/kg. Hoggets €5.20/5.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/05/2015 – Numbers tighter. Steer base €4.10/kg. Heifers €4.20/kg+.  Bulls €4.20/kg. Cows €3.50/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/05/2015 – Trade stronger.  Lambs €6.10/6.20/kg.  Hoggets €5.50/5.60/kg  More for larger lots.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/05/2015 – Farmers resisting price pressure. Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.30/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.05/4.20/4.30/kg. Cows €3.50/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/05/2015 – Lambs €6.00/6.20/kg. Retailers switching to new season. Hoggets €5.30/5.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/04/2015 – Steer base 4.20/4.25/kg. Heifers €4.30/4.35/kg. Bulls U/R/O/ €4.30/4.20/4.05/kg. Cows €3.60 – €4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/04/2015 – Hoggets €5.20/5.40/kg. Spring lambs €5.80/6.20/kg. Numbers tighter.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/04/2015 – Steer base €4.20/4.25/kg. Heifers €4.30/4.35/kg. Bulls U/R/Os €4.30/4.20/4.00/kg. Cows €3.65/3.90/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/04/2015 – Hogget’s €5.30 to €5.40/kg with some higher deals. Spring lamb €5.90 to €6.20/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/04/2015 – Numbers tighter. Up to €4.25/kg base paid for steers and €4.35/kg base for heifers.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/04/2015 – Hoggets €5.30/€5.80/kg. Spring lambs €6.00/€6.30/kg.  Numbers tight. Kill of 40k.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/04/2015 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members -  Numbers tight – Paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.20/4.25/kg – Heifer base €4.30/4.35/kg – Young bulls €3.95/€4.10/€4.20/€4.30/kg – Cows €3.60/€3.80/€4.00/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base price

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/04/2015 – Steer base €4.20/kg. Heifers €4.30/kg. Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.20/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/04/2015 – Hoggets up to €6.00/kg being paid. Numbers tighter. Spring lamb €6.60/6.80/kg. €90 over the weight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/04/2015 – Prices stronger. Supplies very tight. Steer base €4.20/4.25. Heifers €4.30/4.35. Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.25. Cows €3.40/4.00.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/04/2015 – Hoggets €6.10/€6.20/kg. Spring lambs €6.80/€7.00/kg. €100 with weight. Ewes €3.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/04/2015 – Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.30/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.10/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/04/2015 – Hoggets €6.10/6.20/kg. Spring Lambs €100 over the weight. Up to €7.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/04/2015 – Prices stronger. Tight supply. Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30/kg. Young bulls €3.95/4.10/4.20-4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/04/2015 – Hogget trade firm. Factories paying €6.10-E6.20/kg. Tops €6.25/kg paid. New season supplies tight. Factories paying €7.00/kg. Ewes €3.40/3.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/03/2015 – Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/03/2015 – Prices stable. €6.10 to €6.20/kg. Spring lamb €7.00/kg. Ewes €3.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/03/2015 – Numbers much tighter. Prices up. Paying 5/10c over quotes. Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30. Bulls €4.00/4.25.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/03/2015 – Prices strong. €6.10 to €6.30/kg paid. UK prices very strong at €6.25/6.50/kg. Spring lamb €7.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/03/2015 – Prices strong. €6.10 to €6.20/kg paid today. UK prices very strong at €6.25/6.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/03/2015 – Numbers tighter. Prices rising. Paying 5/10c over quotes. Steer base E4.15/kg. Heifers E4.25/4.30. Bulls E3.95/4.15/4.20/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/03/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.25/kg. Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.20/kg. Tops €4.25. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/03/2015 – Prices strong. €6.10/kg. Top prices of €6.20/kg paid. Carcase weights 23.5/24kgs. Ewes €3.50/3.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/03/2015 – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Numbers very tight – Prices rising – Factories paying 5/10c/kg above quotes – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg – Heifer base €4.20/4.25/kg – Young bulls €3.95/€4.10/€4.25/kg – Cows €3.40/3.95/kg – In-spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base price.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/03/2015 – Prices strengthening. Steer base €4.15 + heifers base of €4.25 more common. Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/03/2015 – Continued strong prices. Factories paying up to €6.20/kg. 23.5kg carcase weight

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/03/2015 – Prices strengthening. Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.25/kg. Bulls €3.95/4.10/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/03/2015 – Continued strong prices. Factories paying €6.00/kg. 23.5kg carcase weight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/03/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.15/4.25/kg. Bulls €3.95/4.25/kg. Cows €3.30/3.90/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/03/2015 – Trade stronger. quotes up 20c+/kg. Factories paying up to €5.80/kg to get supplies.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/03/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.15/4.20/kg. Tops €4.25/kg. Bulls €3.95/4.20/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/03/2015 – Trade stronger. Quotes up 15/20c/kg. Factories paying up to €5.70/kg to get supplies.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/02/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.25/kg. Bulls O/R/U €3.95/4.15/4.20/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/02/2015 – Trade remains strong. Factories paying €5.55/kg to €5.60/kg to get supplies.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update  23/02/2015 – Steer base €4.15/kg. Heifers €4.25/kg. Bulls O/R/U €4.00/4.15/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/3.95/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/02/2015 – Trade stronger. Factory quotes up 5c/kg. Paying €5.55/kg to €5.60/kg to get supplies.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/02/2015 – Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.15/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/3.90/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/02/2015 – Trade steady. Factories paying €5.50/5.55/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/02/2015 – Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.15/4.25/kg. Cows €3.40/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/02/2015 – Trade steady. Factories paying €5.50/5.55/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/02/2015Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30€/kg. Tops €4.35/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.20/4.25/kg. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/02/2015 – Supplies tight and demand strong. Factories paying €5.50/5.55/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/02/2015Steer base €4.15/4.20/kg. Heifers €4.25/4.30/kg. Bulls Os €4.00/kg. R/Us €4.20/kg. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/02/2015 – Factories paying €5.50 to €5.55 for lamb.  UK prices strong at equivalent to €5.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/02/2015Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Tops €4.20. Heifers €4.20/4.30/kg. Tops €4.35. Bulls €4.05/4.25/kg. R/Us. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/02/2015 – Supplies tighter. Factories paying €5.50/kg. UK prices €5.65/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/02/2015 – Steer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.20/4.30/kg. Bulls €4.05/4.25/kg. R/Us. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/02/2015 – Trade remains strong. Factories paying €5.50/kg. Supplies scarce. Top prices of €5.55/5.60. Ewes from €3.30 to €3.50.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/01/2015Prices continue to rise. Steer base €4.15/4.20. Heifer base €4.25/4.30. Young Bulls €4.00/4.20. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/01/2015 – Prices rising. Strong demand and positive exchange rate. €5.50/kg with top prices of €5.60/kg. Ewes €3.30/3.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/01/2015Steer base €4.10/4.15. Heifers €4.20/4.30. Bulls €4.05/4.25. Cows €3.30/4.00. Change in exchange rate on sterling very positive.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/01/2015 – Prices rising. Factories paying €5.50/kg. Top prices €5.60/kg paid. Strong demand and change in sterling exchange rate positive

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/01/2015Prices rising. Steer base €4.05/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.15/4.30/kg. Bulls €4.00/4.15/kg. U16m +5/10c. Cows €3.30/4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/01/2015 – Prices rising €5.30/kg with €5.45/kg paid. UK €5.70/kg. Ewes €3.30/kg. Supplies very tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/01/2015Prices rising. Steer base €4.05/4.15/kg. Heifers €4.15/4.25/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.00/4.10/kg. Cows €3.30/3.80/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/01/2015 - Prices rising. Supplies very tight. €5.25/5.30/kg widely available. Top prices of €5.40/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/01/2015 – Prices rising. Steer base €4.05/4.10/kg. Tops €4.15. Heifers €4.10/4.20/kg. Young Bulls €4.00/4.15/kg. Cows €3.30/3.80/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/01/2015 – Prices rising. Quotes €5.00/€5.10/kg. Factories paying €5.20/5.30/kg. Ewes €3.00/3.35/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/01/2015 – Demand strong. Steer base €4.00/4.05, tops €4.10 paid. Heifers €4.10/4.15, tops €4.20 paid.Bulls R/Us €4.00/4.10. Cows €3.25/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/01/2015 – Prices and demand strong. Quotes €5.00/kg. Factories paying €5.20/€5.30/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/01/2015Prices rising. Strong demand. Steer base €4.00/4.05. Heifers €4.10.Tops E4.20 paid. Bulls €4.00/4.10. Cows €3.20/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/01/2015 – Prices continuing to rise. €5.15/5.20/kg being paid. Supplies scarce. Solid demand. Top prices of €5.25/5.30/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/01/2015Supplies tight. Prices rising. Steer base E4.00/4.05/kg. Heifers E4.05/4.10/kg. Bulls R/U grades E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.20/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 05/01/2015 – Supplies tight. Good demand. Quotes €4.85/5.00/kg. Factories paying €5.15/5.25/kg. Top prices €5.30/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/01/2015 – Supplies tight. Steer base E4.00. Heifers E4.05/4.10. Bulls R/U E4.00/4.10. Good demand.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/01/2015 – Quotes of €4.85/4.90. Factories paying €5.05 to tops of €5.20 paid

ICSA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/12/2014 – Lambs up to 23kg: €5.20/kg – Ewes: up to €3.10/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/12/2014Steer base €3.85/3.90/kg. Tops €3.95/kg paid. Heifer base €3.95/kg. €4.00/kg paid. Young Bulls  €3.90/4.00/kg. Cows €3.00/3.75/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/12/2014 – Prices strong. Factories paying €5.05/5.15/kg. Tops €5.20/kg paid. Supplies tight. Mart trade strong.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/12/2014 – Factory Prices – Steer base €3.85/3.90/kg. Tops €3.95/kg paid. – Heifer base €3.95/kg. Tops €4.00/kg paid – Young Bulls €3.90/4.00kg – Cows €3.00/3.75/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices – DAFM official price for w/e Dec 14th R3 Steer €3.94, Heifers €4.07, Y bulls Rs €3.92, Us €3.99/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/12/2014Steer quote €3.85/3.90 paying up to €3.95. Heifer quote €3.95, paying €4.00. €Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.15/3.75. Avg paid price up 3 – 6c.

IFA  Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/12/2014 – Supplies tight. Improved mart trade. Factories paying €5.00/€5.05/kg. Tops €5.10/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/12/2014 – 5/10c over quotes paid. Steer quote €3.85, paying €3.90/3.95. Heifer quote €3.90/3.95, paying €4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.15/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/12/2014 – Factory quotes and prices up. Supplies tight. Factories paying €5.00 to €5.10/kg. Weights up to 23.5kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/12/20145/10c over quotes paid. Steer quote €3.85, paying €3.90/3.95. Heifer quote €3.90/3.95, paying €4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.15/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/12/2014 – Trade strong. Supplies tight. Quotes €4.75 to €4.85. Factories paying €5.00 to €5.10/kg. Weights up to 23.5kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/12/2014Factories paying 5/10c over quotes. Steer quote €3.85. Paying €3.90/3.95. Heifer quote €3.90/3.95. Paying €4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/12/2014 – Strong demand. Supplies tight. quotes up 5c to €4.75/4.85/kg. Paying €5.00 to €5.10 to 23/24kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/11/2014Supplies tight. Steer quote €3.85/kg. Paying €3.90/kg. Tops €3.95. Heifer quote €3.90/3.95. Tops €4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.00/3.70/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/11/2014 – Strong demand. Supplies tight. Quotes €4.70/4.85. Paying €5.00 to €5.05 to 23/24kgs

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/11/2014Supplies tighter. Steer quote €3.85.Paying €3.90/3.95. Heifer quote €3.90/3.95. Paying €4.00.Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.00/3.75.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/11/2014 – Strong demand. Supplies tight. Quotes €4.70/4.85. Paying €5.00 to 23/24kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/11/2014Cattle prices up 5c/kg. Supplies much tighter. Steer base quote €3.85.Paying €3.90 plus. Heifers quote €3.90/3.95. Paying €4.00. Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.00/3.75.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/11/2014Prices continue to rise. Up 5/10c. Supplies much tighter. Steer base €3.85/3.90. Heifers €3.90/3.95. Bulls €3.90/4.00. Cows €3.00/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/11/2014 – Prices continue to rise. €4.90 to €5.00/kg. Top prices €5.10/kg paid. To wt 24kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/11/2014 – Prices rising. Supplies very tight. Factories paying 5/10c over quotes. Steer base €3.80/3.85. Heifers €3.85/3.95. Bulls €3.80/3.95. Cows up to €3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/11/2014 – Prices continue to rise. €4.90 to €5.00/kg. Top price €5.10/kg paid. Top wt 22kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/11/2014 – Prices rising. Steer base €3.75/kg. €3.80/kg paid. Heifer base €3.80/kg. €3.90/3.95/kg paid. Cows up to €3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/11/2014 – Prices rising. €5.00/kg freely available. General price €4.90/4.95/kg. Numbers very tight. Strong demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/11/2014 – Factory Prices – Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members – Farmers holding out for price increases. – Strong market demand. – Prices rising – Factories paying by 5c – 15c/kg above quotes to get cattle – Steer base increased by 5c – 10c/kg €3.70/3.80/kg – Heifer base up 5c – 10c/kg €3.75/€3.85/kg. Tops of €3.90/€4.00/kg paid – Young Bulls up to €3.90/kg. Cows €3.00/3.60/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb price Update 05/11/2014Strong demand. €4.90/4.95/kg available. Top prices of €5.00/kg paid this week.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 03/11/2014Prices rising strongly. Supplies tightening. Steer base €3.70/3.80. Heifers €3.75/3.85. Bulls R/U €3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/11/2014 – Prices of €4.85 to €4.95/kg with top prices of €5.00/kg paid.

ICSA Cattle Price Update 27/10/2014 – Steers €3.65/kg (base) – Heifers €3.75/kg (base) – Bulls (U) €3.80/kg – Cows (R) €3.40/kg – €3.50/kg

ICSA Sheep Price Update 27/10/2014 – Lambs up to 23kg €4.80/kg – Ewes €2.50/kg – €2.80/kg – Good mart trade for stores

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/10/2014Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.70/3.80. Bulls up to €3.80. Cows €3.00/3.60. UK price of €4.73/kg. Price gap of €350.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/10/2014 – Quotes and prices up. €4.80/kg available with top prices of €4.85/kg paid. Carcase weights to 23kgs. Supplies very tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/10/2014 – Strong demand for cattle. Steer base E3.65/3.70. Heifer E3.75/3.80. Bulls up to E3.80.Cows E3.00/3.60. UK steer price E4.70+.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/10/2014 – Strong demand. Quotes up 10/20c/kg on last week. €4.60 to €4.70 available. Top prices of €4.75 paid. Weights to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/10/2014 - Prices rising. Steers €3.65/3.70/kg. Heifers €3.75/3.80/kg. Bulls Us €3.80/kg. Cows €3.00/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/10/2014  – Prices rising. €4.60/€4.70 to 22/22.5kgs. Supplies very tight

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/10/2014Strong demand for stock. Steer base €3.65/3.70. Heifers €3.70/3.80. Bulls Us €3.80. Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/10/2014 – Supplies very tight. Factories looking for lambs. €4.60 to €4.65/kg paid to 22/22.5kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/10/2014Strong demand. 5 to 10c paid above quotes. Steer base €3.60/3.70. Heifer €3.70/3.80. Bulls up to €3.80. Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/10/2014 – Prices remain strong. €4.60/4.65/kg paid to 22kgs. Ewes €2.70+10c. Record kill of 74k last week.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/10/2014 – Steer base €3.60/3.70. Heifer €3.65/3.75. Bulls Us E3.80. Cows €3.00/3.60. UK prices €1/kg above Irish prices. Strong demand.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/10/2014 – Large volumes of lambs sold for Eid Muslin Fest. Supplies expected to tighten. Prices of €4.50/4.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/10/2014Prices stronger. Steer base €3.60/3.70. Heifers €3.65/3.75. Bulls Us €3.80. Cows €3.00/3.60. Strong lift in UK prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/10/2014 – Prices steady €4.50/4.60/kg. Tops €4.65/kg paid. Large numbers sold.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/09/2014 – Factories paying 5/10c over quotes. Steer/Heifer base €3.65/3.70/kg. Bulls €3.75/kg. Cows up 5/10c.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/09/2014 – Trade stronger. €4.60. Top prices of €4.70 to 22kgs paid. Increased demand for Muslim Id festival on Oct 4th.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 22/09/2014 -€3.65/€3.70/kg  steers/heifers. €3.60 O30m. €3.70 bulls. Cows+ 5 – 10c/kg. Supplies tight with ploughing. UK up 20/25c/kg in month

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 22/09/2014 – Trade solid. Factories paying €4.55/kg. Tops €4.60/kg. Strong demand with Muslim fest on Oct 4th. Supplies tighter with ploughing.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 17/09/2014UK price up 6c/kg. Steer + Heifer base €3.60/€3.65/kg  Also paid for some over 30mth + overweight. Y Bulls €3.10/€3.70/kg. Cows €3.00/€3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 17/09/2014 – Factories paying €4.55/4.65/kg. Ewes to €2.40/2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 15/09/2014Strong demand. Steer + Heifer base €.60/€3.65, now paid for some over 30mth. Cows €3.00/€3.60. Prices up 10-15c.Y Bulls €3.10/€3.65.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/09/2014 – Factories paying €4.60 to 22kgs. Tops €4.65/kg. Ewes €2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/09/2014Better demand. UK prices continue to rise. Cow prices up 5-10c.Steer+Heifer base 3.60/3.65.Y Bulls 3.10/3.65. Cows 3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/09/2014 – Factories paying €4.50/4.60/kg. Ewes €2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/09/2014Steer / heifer base €3.60 / €3.65. – Bulls €3.10 / €3.65 – Cows €3.00/ €3.50 – Kill of 33,400 last week

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/09/2014 - Trade steady. Prices at €4.60/€4.65/kg – Top weights 23kgs – UK price €4.60/€4.90. French price €4.83. Ewes €2.70

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/08/2014 – Steer + Heifer base €3.60/3.65/kg. Bulls €3.10/3.65/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50/kg. UK and EU prices improving.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/08/2014 – Prices improving with some €4.70/kg paid. Some weights to 23kgs. €4.65/kg more common. Mart trade also stronger. Good demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/08/2014Steer and Heifer base of €3.60/3.65/kg. Bulls R/U €3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/08/2014 – Trade steady. Supplies tight and solid demand. Factories paying €4.60/4.65/kg. Tops €4.70 paid. Good ewe trade. €2.70/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/08/2014Factory Prices reported as quoted or paid to IFA Members - Steer and Heifer base €3.60/€3.65/kg. Tops €3.70/kg paid – Young Bulls €3.10/€3.65/kg – Cows €3.00/3.50/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/08/2014Farmers resisting price cuts. Steer + Heifer base of €3.60/3.65.Tops €3.70 paid. Bulls R/U €3.50/3.70. Cows €3.00/3.50

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/08/2014 – Trade steady. Prices of €4.60/€4.65/kg. Top prices of €4.70/kg paid to 22kgs. Solid store and breeding trade

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 13/08/2014 – Steer + Heifer base €3.65/3.70/kg. Bulls €3.10/3.65/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50. IFA making progress on N.Irl live trade issue.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 13/08/2014 – Quotes €4.40/4.50/kg. Factories paying €4.60/4.65/kg. Tops €4.70/kg paid. Northern lambs costing €4.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/08/2014Farmers resisting unjustified lower quotes. Steer + Heifer base €3.70/3.75/kg. Russian ban should not impact on beef price.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/08/2014 – Quotes €4.40/4.50/kg. Factories paying €4.60/4.65/kg. Some weight to 22kgs. Ewes up to €2.65/kg. UK prices €4.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/07/2014Cattle supplies tight. Kill 28,000. Steer+Heifer base €3.75/3.80. Tops €3.85 paid. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.75. Cows €3.00/€3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/07/2014Trade stable. Quotes €4.50/€4.60/kg. Paying €4.70/€4.80/kg. Weights 21.5kg. Some 22kgs paid.

IFA  Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/07/2014 – Cattle supplies tight. Kill 28,000. Steer+Heifers base €3.75/3.80.Tops €3.85 paid. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.75. Cows €3.00/€3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/07/2014 – Trade stable. Quotes €4.50/€4.60/kg. Paying €4.70/€4.75/kg. Weights 21.5kg. Some 22kgs paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/07/2014 - Cattle supplies tighter. Kill 28,000. Steer + Heifer base €3.75/3.80.Tops €3.85. Young Bulls €3.10/3.75. Cows €3.00/3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/07/2014 – Quotes €4.50/€4.60/kg. Paying €4.70/€4.75/kg. Tops €4.80/kg paid. Weights 21.5kg. Some 22kgs paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/07/2014Steer/Heifer base €3.75/3.80/kg. €3.85/kg paid. Supplies tighter and more demand. Bulls up to €3.70/kg. Cows €3.00/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep -= Lamb Price Update 21/07/2014 - Quotes of €4.50/4.60/kg. Factories paying €4.70+. Tops €4.80/kg. UK and French prices strong, well over €5.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/07/2014Supplies much tighter. Steer/Heifer base €3.75/€3.80/kg. Tops €3.85 paid. Bulls €3.10/€3.70/kg. Higher cow prices €2.95/€3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/07/2014 – Supplies tighter. €4.70/kg paid. Farmers demand higher weight and insisting on €100 per lamb.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/07/2014Supplies tighter. Steer/Heifer base €3.75/€3.80/kg. Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €3.00/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/07/2014 – Tighter supplies. Factories paying up to 20c/kg over quotes to €4.70/kg. Weights moving up.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/07/2014 – Tighter supplies. Steer/Heifer base €3.75/€3.80/kg. Tops €3.85/kg. Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €2.90/€3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/07/2014 – Pressure on quoted prices. Factories paying €4.70/kg to tops €5.00/kg today.

IFA Livestock -  Cattle Price Update 07/07/2014 – Supplies tighter. Steer and Heifer base €3.75/€3.80/kg. Young Bulls 3.10/€3.07/kg.  Cow price higher €3.00/€3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/07/2014 – Quotes €4.80/kg. Factories paying €5.00/kg. Farmers resisting lower prices

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/07/2014 - Supplies tighter. Steer and Heifer base €3.70/€3.80/kg. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Lift in Cow price to €2.90/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/07/2014 – Supplies strong. Factories paying €5.00/€5.20/kg. Pressure on quotes of €5.00/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/06/2014 – Steer/Heifer base €3.70/€3.75/kg. Y Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €3.00/€3.60/kg. Numbers tighter.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/06/2014 – Prices under pressure. Quotes €5.00/5.20/kg. Factories paying €5.20/€5.30/kg. France €5.60/€5.80/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/06/2014 – Steer and Heifer base €3.70/€3.75/kg. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €2.80/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/06/2014 – Price pressure. Factory quotes of €5.30/kg. Paying €5.50 to €5.60/kg. Strong live demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/06/2014Steer and Heifer base €3.70/€3.80/kg. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €2.80/€3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/06/2014 – Factories paying €5.70/€5.80/kg. Numbers moving with kills of 56k.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/06/2014 – Steer and Heifer base €3.70/€3.80/kg. Young Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €2.80/€3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/06/2014 – Trade strong.  Factories paying €5.80/kg.  Marts and live buyers €70/€75 over the weight. Strong Ramadan demand.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/06/2014Steer/Heifer base €3.75/€3.85/kg. Bulls €3.20/€3.60+/kg. Cows €2.80/€3.50/kg. Last weeks kill 31,500.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/06/2014 – Market buoyant. Factories paying €5.80/€5.90/kg. Marts and live buying strong for Ramadan on June 29th.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/06/2014 – Steer and Heifer base €3.80/€3.85/kg. Bulls €3.10/€3.60/kg. Cows €2.80/€3.50/kg. Last week’s kill under 26,000.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/06/2014 – Trade stronger. Factories paying €5.80/€5.85/kg+ to get lambs. Live buying and Northern buyers active. Strong Ramadan demand

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/05/2014 – Tightening supplies – Steers up to €3.90 – Heifers €3.95 – Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70 – Cows €3/3.70       Cattle Factory Prices:   Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. – Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. – Young Bulls €3.40/3.50/kg Os, €3.65/3.70/kg Rs, €3.80/3.90/kg Us. – Cows €3.00/3.60/kg. – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/05/2014Prices of €6.00/6.10. – Some live export buying at marts.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/05/2014 – Supplies tightening – Feeders resisting price pressure – Steers up to €3.90. Heifers €3.95. Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70 – Cows €3.00/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/05/2014 – Trade firm – New season prices of €6.15/6.20 – Hoggets €5.70/5.80 – Ewes €2.60/2.70

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 21/052/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls O’s €3.40. R’s €3.65/3.70. U’s €3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 21/05/2014 – Lambs scarce. €6.00 to €6.20 to 21kgs. Tops of €6.30 for U’s.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/05/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls O’s €3.40. R’s €3.65/3.70. U’s €3.80/3.90. Cows €3.00/3.70

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/05/2014 – Trade strong. Quotes up 10c/Kg. New Season €6.00/€6.20.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 14/05/2014Steer base €3.90/€3.95. Heifers €3.95/€4.00. Bulls Os €3.40. Rs €3.65/€3.70.Us €3.80/€3.90. Cows €3.00/€3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 14/05/2014 – Supplies tight. Hoggets drying up. New season lambs at €6 to €6.20/kg to 21kgs. Strong mart trade.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/05/2014More bite in the trade.Steer base €3.95. Heifers €4.00. Bulls Os €3.40. Rs €3.65/3.70. Us €3.80/3.90. Cows up 10c, €3.00/3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/05/2014 – Supplies scarce. Hoggets drying up. New season lambs at €6.00 to €6.20/kg to 21kgs. Hoggets at €5.40/€5.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/05/2014 – Prices stronger. Steer base €3.90/4.00. Heifer  €3.95/4.00. Bulls €3.40/3.50 Os,€3.65/3.70 Rs,€3.80/3.90 Us. Cows €3.00/3.70/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/05/2014 – Hoggets €5.70/€5.90/kg. New season lamb €6.00 to €6.20/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/05/2014 – Hoggets €5.60/5.80/kg. Lambs €6.20/6.40/kg. Tops €6.50/kg. Ewes €2.70/2.85/kg. Tops €3.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/04/2014 – Prices strengthening. Factories paying 5-10c above quotes. Steers + heifers €3.90/4.00. Young Bulls up to €3.80. Cows €2.80/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 28/04/2014 – Supplies scarce. Hogget quotes €5.90/6.00/kg. Spring lamb €6.40/6.50/kg. Ewes €2.70/2.90/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/04/2014 – Factories more active for stock.Bulls up to €3.80/kg paid.Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg.Heifers €3.95/4.00/kg. Cows €2.80/3.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 23/04/2014 – Stronger demand. Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Young Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €2.80/3.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/04/2014Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Young Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €2.50/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/04/2014Hogget supplies scarce. Quotes €5.60 up to €5.85 to 24.5kgs paid. Spring lamb quotes €6.20. €6.40/6.50/kg paid. Numbers small.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 07/04/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers base €3.95/4.00. Young Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €2.60/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 07/04/2014 – Sheep trade stable. Hoggets €6.00 to €6.20/kg. Supplies scarce. Spring lamb €6.40/€6.50/kg offered. Very small numbers.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/04/2014Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Young Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €2.50/3.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/04/2014Steer and Heifer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Bulls €3.30/3.55/3.70/kg. Cows €2.50/3.50/kg. Kill of 32,500.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 01/04/2014 – Trade remains very buoyant. €6.00/kg and up to €6.20 paid. Farmers demanding at least €1/kg over hogget prices for early lambs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/03/2014Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifer base €3.90/3.95.Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70. cows €2.50 – €3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/03/2014 – Prices continue to rise. Numbers extremely tight. €6.20 paid. N. Irl. prices of €170/head.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/03/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifer base €3.90/4.00. Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70. Cows €2.50 – €3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 24/03/2014 – Prices continuing to increase. Some quotes up to €5.80/kg. Prices of €5.80 to €6.00 paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/03/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95/kg. Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Bulls €3.30/3.50/3.70/kg. Cows €2.50/3.40/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/03/2014 – Lamb prices rising. €5.70/kg available. €5.80 paid. Ewes €2.80/€3.40.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/03/2014 – Steer base €3.90/3.95. Heifers €3.95/4.00. Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70. Cows €2.70/3.50.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/03/2014 – Prices rising. €5.40/kg paid. Ewes up to €3.00. Supplies very tight. Kill back 6,000 head. UK price €5.80.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/03/2014Steer base €3.95/kg. Heifer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Young Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70/kg. Cows €2.70/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 05/03/2014 – Numbers tighter. Kill of 37,000. €5.20/kg widely available.UK prices €5.30/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 03/03/2014 – Lamb price update 03/03/2014. Lamb trade stronger. Factory quotes up 10c/kg. €5.15 available. Top prices of €5.20/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 26/02/2014Steer base €3.95/4.00/kg. Heifers €3.95/4.05/kg. Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70/kg. Cows €2.90/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 26/02/2014 – Prices stronger. €5.15/kg available. €5.20 tops. Weights up to 24kgs in cases. Ewes €2.40/2.45/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 25/02/2014 – Steers €3.95/4.00/kg. Heifers €3.95/4.05/kg. Bulls €3.20 to €3.70/kg. Cows €2.60 to €3.50/kg. IFA call on Minister to reject price and spec cuts.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 25/02/2014 – €5.00 to €5.10/kg paid. Tops €5.15/kg. Weights up to 24kgs. Supplies tighter. Marts stronger.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 19/02/2014Steer base €4.00/kg. Heifers base €4.00/4.05/kg. Young Bulls 3.40/3.60/3.70/kg. Cows €2.90/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 19/02/2014Lamb trade strengthening. Prices up to €5.10/kg this week. Supplies tight. Mart trade strong with up to €125 paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 12/02/2014 – Steer €4.00/kg. Heifers €4.00/4.05/kg. Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.70/3.80/kg. Cows €2.70/€3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 12/02/2014 – Lamb trade remains strong. €4.85 – €4.95/kg widely available. Tops €5.00 paid. Supplies remain tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 10/02/2014€4.00 for steers and €4.00 to €4.10 for heifers.  Bulls €3.70/€3.80/€3.60/€3.40. Cows €2.70/€3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 10/02/2014Prices stronger. €4.90 to €5.00 paid. Supplies tighter.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 05/02/2014 – Steers €4.00/kg. Heifers 4.10/kg. Bulls €3.40/3.60/3.80/kg. Cows €2.70/3.90/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 05/02/2014 – Lamb trade stronger €4.90/kg paid. Tops €5.00/kg. Carcase weight 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/01/2014Steer base €4.00/kg. Heifer base €4.10/kg. Young Bulls €3.40/3.70/3.80/3.90/kg. Cows €2.90/3.60/kg. In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 29/01/2014 – Trade solid. €4.80 to €4.85/kg to 23kgs. Supplies tight. Kill back 4k to 7k per week. Ewes €2.30/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/01/2014 – Trade stable. Steers €4.00/4.05. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Bulls Us €3.70/3.90. Rs €3.60/3.70. Os 3.40/3.50. Cows €2.90/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/01/2014 – Trade stronger. €4.80 to €4.85 to 23kgs with €4.90 paid this week. Supplies tighter. Kill back 7,000 head.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/01/2014Steer base €4.00. Tops €4.05. Heifers €4.10. Tops €4.15. Bulls Us €3.70/4.00, Rs €3.60/3.90. Os €3.40/3.50. Cows €3.00/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/01/2014 – €4.80 to 22.5kg available. Tops €4.85. Supplies tight. Kill for w/e Jan 12 is 10,000 head less than same week last year.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/01/2014 – Steer base €4.00/4.05/kg. Heifer base €4.10/4.15 with tops of €4.20. Bulls €3.70/3.90. Tops of €4.00. Cows €2.90/3.60/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 08/01/2014 – Trade strong. Prices of €4.90/kg available. Tops of €5.00/kg paid this week. Supplies remain tight. Ewes €2.30 – €2.50/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/01/2014 – Steers and heifers very tight. €4.00 and €4.10/4.15 base. Bulls €3.70 to €4.00/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/01/2014 – Trade strong with €4.90/4.95 being paid. Feeders holding out for €5.00/kg. Supplies remain tight.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/12/2013Steer base €4.00/4.05/kg. Heifer base €4.10/4.15/kg. Young Bulls €3.90/4.05/kg. Cows €2.90/3.50/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/12/2013 – Prices steady/strong. €4.80/4.85/kg widely available to 23kgs. Some better deals paid.

ICSA – Sheep Prices – 18th December 2013Ewes €2.40/kg - Spring Lamb €4.85/kg (up to 23kg)

ICSA – Cattle Prices – 18th December 2013Steers €4.00 – €4.05/kg – Heifers €4.10 – €4.15/kg – Bulls (R&U) €3.90 - €4.00/kg – Cows €2.80 – €3.30/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/12/2013Steer base €4.00/kg. Heifers €4.10/4.15/kg. Bulls €3.95 to €4.10 range. Cows €2.90/3.60. Farmer frustration + anger with price cuts

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/12/2013 – Trade strong and numbers tight. €4.80/kg widely available. €4.90/kg tops. Mart trade also very strong.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 11/12/2013Steer base €4.00/4.05/kg. Heifers €4.10/4.15/kg. Bulls €3.90/4.10/kg. Cows €2.90/3.50/kg.UK prices remain strong.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 11/12/2013 – €4.80/kg widely available. Good demand. Tops of €4.90/kg paid. Some prices paid up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/12/2013€4.00/4.05 base for steers. €4.15 for heifers with some top prices of €4.20/kg paid. Bulls €4.00/kg/4.10 for R/U. Cows €2.90/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/12/2013 – Prices continuing to rise. €4.75/4.80/kg. Some top prices of €4.90 paid. Some weights up to 23kgs.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/12/2013Steer base €4.00/€4.05/kg. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Tops €4.20. Bulls €3.95/4.05. Tops €4.10. Cows €2.90 to €3.70.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/12/2013 – Prices stronger. €4.70 to €4.75/kg paid. Some holding for €4.80. Strong demand for Christmas.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/12/2013Steer base €4.00/€4.05. Heifers €4.10/4.15. Tops €4.20. Bulls €4.00/4.10 R/Us. Cows €3.00/3.20/3.50/3.60.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/12/2013 – Prices hardening. €4.65 to €4.75 paid to 22kgs. Feeders holding out for €4.80. UK prices at €4.90.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 27/11/2013Steer base €4.00/4.05. Some offers of €4.10. Heifers €4.10/4.20. Bulls €4.00/4.05 Rs – €4.10/4.15 Us. Cows €3.10 to €3.75. UK €4.98/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 27/11/2013 – Prices stronger. €4.60 to €4.70/kg being paid to get lambs. Farmers demanding price lift. UK €4.95/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/11/2013Steer base E4.00/4.05. Heifer base E4.10/4.15. Tops E4.20. Bulls E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.15/3.75. UK trade strong at E4.96.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 20/11/2013Supplies tighter. Prices continuing to harden. E4.60/4.65 to 22.5kg widely available. Some deals of E4.70 to 23kgs. UK price E4.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 15/11/2013Supplies tightening E4.60/kg to 22kgs. Some better deals on price and weights. UK price E4.90.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/11/2013 – Trade steady. Kill of only 30,000. Steer base E4.00/4.05. Heifers E4.10/4.20. Y Bulls E4.05/4.20. Cows E3.15/3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 06/11/2013 – Trade and prices improve. UK price at E4.90/kg. Fr price up 10c. E4.60/kg widely available to 22kgs.Tops E4.70/kg paid incl.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 04/11/2013 - Beef trade remains steady. Steer base E4.00/4.05+. Heifers E4.10/4.20. Bulls E.4.00/4.15. 5c – 10c more to go north. Kill of 30k.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 04/11/2013 - Prices stronger. E4.60 to 22kgs available. Higher prices to higher weights paid to procure larger lots. E2.20/kg for ewes.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 31/10/2013E4.50/4.55 to 22kgs. Tops of E4.60 paid. Ewes E2.20+ paid. UK price E4.65/4.80.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 29/10/2013Strong Christmas buying. Steer base E4.00/4.10. Heifer E4.10/4.25. Bulls E4.05/4.20. Cows E3.15/3.90.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/10/2013 – Factories paying E4.50/4.60 to 22kgs. UK price moving up. Irish processors must return true market value to producers.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 16/10/2013 – Prices hardening. Steer base E3.95/4.05.  Heifer base E4.05/4.20. Bulls E4.00/4.25. Cows E3.10/3.90. Strong demand for xmas trade.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 16/10/2013 – Factories paying 15/20c over quotes. E4.50/4.55 with tops of E4.60 to 22kgs. Ewe prices rising E2.30/2.50.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update – 15/10/2013 – Prices rising. Steer base E3.90/3.95.  E4.00 paid. Heifers E4.05/4.15. E4.20 paid.Bulls E4.00/4.20. Strong N.Irl trade. Cows up to E3.80.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update – 15/10/2013 – Prices stable E4.50 to tops E4.60 to 22kgs. French price E4.72. UK E4.70 – E4.80.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 09/10/2013Prices hardening. Steer base E3.90/4.00. Heifers E4.00/4.15. Bulls E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.10/3.75. Strong UK prices and demand.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/10/2013 – Prices rising. Factories looking for numbers for October 15th Muslim Festival. E4.50/4.60/kg to 22kgs paid. UK + French prices up.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 02/10/2013 – Prices stable. Strong UK demand. Steer base E3.90/3.95. Heifers E4.00/4.05.Tops E4.10. Bulls E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.00/3.85/kg.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 02/10/2013 – Market and price stable. Good demand for Oct 15th Muslim Festival. E4.40/4.50/kg paid. Tops E4.60/kg.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 30/09/2013 – Prices stable. UK demand strong. Steer base E3.90/3.95. Heifers E4.00/4.05. R/U bulls E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.00/3.80. UK + NI price up.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 30/09/2013 – Trade stronger.Paying E4.50/4.55 to get lambs. Higher demand for Oct 15th Muslim festival. Factories must improve quotes + prices.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 20/09/2013 – Market prices rising. UK cattle price up 5c to E5.02/kg. N Irl cattle price up 7c to E4.38/kg. Strong mart trade for beef cattle.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 23/09/2013 – Trade strengthening. Supplies tighter with Ploughing. Demand stronger for Muslim Festival. Base of E4.50 up to 22.5kg.  E4.60 paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 18/09/2013 – Farmers rejecting factory cuts. Steer base E4.00. Heifers E4.10. Tops E4.20. Bulls E4.00/4.10. Cows E3.10/3.90.UK price E4.98.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 18/09/2013 – Farmers getting E4.50/kg up to 22kgs. Numbers tighter next week with ploughing and demand for Oct Muslim festival.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update 09/09/2013 – Markets steady. Farmers refusing to sell below E4.60/kg. Increased live export activity. Ewes E1.80/E2.00/kg.

IFA Livestock – Price Update 06/09/2013 – Market demand in UK very strong. UK price strengthening. Supplies tight. Resist any factory negativity – Main markets steady – Steer base €4.10/4.20/kg – Heifer base €4.20/4.30/kg – Young Bulls R/U E4.00/4.20/kg – Cows €3.10/4.00/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 28/08/2013 – In spec supplies very tight – Steer base €4.10/4.20/kg – Heifer base €4.20/4.35/kg – Young Bulls E4.00/4.20/kg – Cows €3.10/4.00/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Sheep - Lamb Price Update 28/08/2013 – Farmers resisting price pressure. E4.60 to E4.70/kg. Tops E4.75/kg.

IFA Sheep – @IFA Amedia – Lamb Price Update 14/08/2013 – Trade steady. Prices of E4.90 to tops of E4.95 to 21.5kg carcase weight. Supplies remain tight.

IFA Livestock – @IFA Amedia – Cattle Price Update 14/08/2013 – Supplies of In spec cattle very tight – Prices strengthening this week – Steer base €4.10/4.20/kg – Heifer base €4.25/4.30/kg – Young Bulls up to E4.20/kg – Cows €3.10/4.00/kg – In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

ICSA – Cattle Prices 13/08/2013 – Steers €4.15 – €4.20/kg – Heifers €4.25 – €4.30/kg -Bulls (R&U) €4.15 – €4.17/kg – Cows €3.25 – €3.70/kg

ICSA – Sheep Prices 13/08/2013 – Ewes €2.10 – 2.50/kg - Spring Lamb €5.00/kg (up to 22kg)

IFA Sheep Prices – Lamb Price Update 06/08/2013 – Trade and Prices stronger. Up to E5.00 to 21.5kgs. Strong demand for end of Ramadan. Ewes up to E2.50/kg paid.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 06/08/2013 – Prices steady and good demand. Steer base E4.10/E4.20. Heifers E4.20/E4.30. Bulls E4.00/E4.20. Cows E3.30/E3.85.

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update – 31/07/2013 – Supplies of In spec cattle scarce, Steer base €4.10/4.20/kg, Heifer base €4.20/4.30/kg, Young Bulls up to E4.15/kg, Cows €3.15/3.80/kg, In spec bonus 12c/kg on top of base prices.

IFA Sheep – Lamb Price Update – 31/07/2013 – Factories paying E4.80/4.95/kg to 21.5kgs. Weaning and end of Ramadan affecting supplies and driving demand.

IFA Lamb Prices – Sheep Factory Quotes 23/07/2013

Sheep Factory Quotes c/kg including VAT
Factory July 23rd Spring Lamb
Dawn Ballyhaunis Tuesday 500+6
ICM Camolin Tuesday 500+6
ICM Navan Tuesday 500+6
Kepak Athleague Tuesday -
Kepak Hacketstown Tuesday 500+5
Kildare Chilling Tuesday 500+5+5
Moyvalley Meats Tuesday 510

 

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 24/07/2013Supplies tighter. Steer base E4.15/4.25/kg. Heifers E4.25/4.35/kg. Bulls E4.15/kg. Cows E3.00/3.70/kg.

 

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update – 17/07/2013 – Steer base E4.20/4.30. Heifers E4.35/4.45. Bulls E4.15/4.30. Cows E3.10/3.80. UK strong at up to E5.00/kg.

Sheep Factory Quotes – 16/07/2013

 

Sheep Factory Quotes c/kg including VAT

Factory

July 16th

Spring Lamb

Dawn Ballyhaunis

Tuesday

520+6

ICM Camolin

Tuesday

520+6

ICM Navan

Tuesday

520+6

Kepak Athleague

Tuesday

525+5

Kepak Hacketstown

Tuesday

525+5

Kildare Chilling

Tuesday

520+5+5

Moyvalley Meats

Tuesday

530

 

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update – 10/07/2013 - Steer base E4.30/4.35. Heifers E4.50/4.55. Bulls E4.20/4.30. Cows E3.20/3.90/kg.

Sheep Factory Quotes c/kg including VAT – 09/07/2013
Dawn Ballyhaunis Tuesday 515+6
ICM Camolin Tuesday 515+6
ICM Navan Tuesday 515+6
Kepak Athleague Tuesday 510+5
Kepak Hacketstown Tuesday 510+5
Kildare Chilling Tuesday -
Moyvalley Meats Tuesday 520

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 08/07/2013 – Farmers busy + supplies tight. Steer base E4.30/4.35. Heifers E4.50/4.55. Bulls E4.20/4.30. Some E4.35. Cows E3.20/3.90. UK E5.00/kg

IFA Livestock – Cattle Price Update 01/07/2013 – Farmers resisting factory price pressure. Steer base E4.40/4.45. Heifers E4.60/4.75. Bulls E4.30/4.50. Cows E3.30/3.95.

IFA Lamb Prices – Lamb Price Update – 24/06/2013 – Trade and prices improving with tight supplies and strong live trade. Factory prices E5.40/5.50 to 21.5kg. Live prices E2.50/kg lw.

IFA Livestock Prices – Cattle Price Update – 24/06/2013UK price of over E5.00/kg. Demand strong. Thrive good. Steer base E4.55/kg. Heifers E4.80/kg.

IFA Livestock27/05/2013Cattle Price Update – Prices strong and rising. Steer base E4.50/4.55. Heifer base up to E4.80.bulls E4.50. Cows E3.50/4.25.

IFA Sheep – 27/05/2013 – Lamb Price Update – Farmers resisting factory price pressure. Supplies scarce. E5.70/5.80 with 10c to 30c more to get numbers

 

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