Beef Factory Price

Weekly Mart Prices

 

Mart prices improved again this week as several mart managers across the country report an uplifting start to autumn sales. Trade remains strong across all classes of cattle with strong export demand as well as farmers and feeders. This can be attributed to better weather conditions and improved grass growth as prices improved across all cattle types with customers seeking stock. Bullock (Steers) prices averaged €2.61/kg, Heifers €2.39/kg, PB Bulls & Suckler cows €3.16/kg, Dry Cows €2.19/kg, Weanling Bulls €2.66/kg, Weanling Heifers €2.35/kg and Calves €2.81/kg

 

Breed 
Bullock
Heifer
PB Bulls & Suckler Cows
Dry Cow 
Weanling Bulls 
Weanling Heifers 
Calves 
AA (€/kg)
€2.58
€2.54
€3.65
€1.88
€2.25
€2.35
€2.71
BB (€/kg)
€2.73
€2.41
€3.34
€2.61
€3.12
€3.12
€3.07
CH (€/kg)
€2.88
€2.78
€3.01
€2.61
€3.38
€3.32
€3.36
FR (€/kg)
€2.09
€1.87
N/A
€1.50
€1.83
€1.91
€1.53
HE (€/kg)
€2.47
€2.34
€3.94
€1.96
€2.23
€2.16
€3.12
LM (€/kg)
€2.91
€2.52
€3.86
€2.40
€3.13
€2.75
€3.43
SIM (€/kg)
€2.60
€2.30
€3.90
€2.14
€2.60
€2.34
€2.44

 

Source: Marts Ireland 

*Please note that these prices are an average of prices quoted directly to us by over 50 marts across the country and may differ to local prices depending on your specific location

Weekly Factory Prices 

 

Beef factory prices trended upwards again this week for the second week in a row as beef factory’s across the country increased their price across all cattle classes. Bullock (Steers) prices are up +2c (+0.5%) to €4.67kg whilst Heifers increased by +4c (+0.9%) to €4.72kg. Dry and Suckler Cows reported the largest jump increasing by +7c (1.8%)to €4.12kg.

 

Bullocks
Heifers
Cows
Price (€/Kg)
€4.67
€4.72
€4.12
Week-on-week (Increase/Decrease)
+€0.02
+€0.04
+€0.07
Weekly % Change
+0.5%
+0.9%
+1.8%

 

Sources: ABP, Dawn Meats, Kepak, Moyvalley Meats, Eurofarm Foods, Liffey Meats, Slaney Foods, Foyle Meats, Ashbourne Meats  and Meadowmeats

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