Beef Prices Stronger – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the beef trade is stronger this week with cattle prices continuing to rise and some factories paying top base prices of €4.10/kg for steers and €4.20/kg for heifers.   Angus Woods said cattle prices are continuing to rise, up 5c/kg in the last week. He said some factories […]

Cattle Prices Rising But Not Fast Enough – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has said that cattle prices are rising but not fast enough, and not in line with the price levels in our largest export market in the UK.   He called on finishers to demand more on price from the processors in order to make a viable margin from winter […]

Tighter Finished Cattle Supplies To Drive Price Increases – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle prices are moving in the right direction and feeders are expecting strong price increases over the coming weeks as supplies tighten and UK prices continue to increase.   This week, he said steers are making a base of €4.00/kg and €4.05/kg is being paid to get numbers. […]

IFA Demand Cattle Price Rise To €4.00/KG

With grass cattle now gone, Christmas market demand in full swing and factories trying to buy cattle out of sheds, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should be demanding a new minimum base price of €4.00/kg.   Angus Woods said, based on the higher UK and EU market returns, a substantial beef price […]

Beef finishers determined to dig in on cattle prices – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns said cattle finishers cannot afford to part with cattle at anything less than last week base prices of €4.20 for steers and €4.30 for heifers. He said the move by some factories to lower quotes is designed to destabilise the trade when numbers are tightening and all they are […]