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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 24-02-2021
Wednesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. CATTLE 300-400kg Wed 24 Feb Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.61/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 330kg 4.82/kg 1590.00CATTLE, 393kg 4.78/kg 1880.00CATTLE, 341kg 4.34/kg 1480.00CATTLE, 386kg 3.94/kg 1520.00CATTLE, 361kg 3.85/kg 1390.00CATTLE, 328kg 2.93/kg 960.00 CATTLE 400-500kg Wed 24 Feb Avg Price/KgCATTLE 2.37/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CATTLE, 470kg 4.91/kg 2310.00CATTLE, 415kg 3.45/kg 1430.00CATTLE, 465kg 2.71/kg 1260.00CATTLE, 494kg 2.57/kg 1270.00CATTLE, 435kg 2.51/kg 1090.00CATTLE, 492kg 2.48/kg 1220.00 CATTLE 500-600kg Wed 24 Feb Avg…
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Industry Groups Call For Action on Timber Crisis
Farmers and foresters have called on the Minister of State for Agriculture to tackle licensing delays in the timber industry. The delays have led to slowed tree felling and planting, creating a timber shortage for housebuilding and sawmills. Now the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and Forest Industries Ireland (FII) are demanding Minister Pippa Hackett help to tackle the crisis after the department fell short of targets set last June.  IFA…
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Cracking sales at Carnew Mart’s dairy sale this week. Lot 57, sold for 2720
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=M100&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=0&SearchAuctionID=584453 Cracking sales at Carnew Mart’s dairy sale this week. Have a look at Lot 57, sold for 2720. Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Big interest in Lot 901. Simmental Bull sold at Carnaross Mart
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=M186&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=470&SearchAuctionID=182960 Big interest in Lot 901 at Carnaross Mart yesterday. Check out this Simmental Bull, sold for 1840. Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Stand out pedigree Charolais Bull from Ennis Mart. Must see Lot 150C, sold for 3080
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartVideoHighlight?Mart=ENNIS Stand out pedigree Charolais Bull from Ennis Mart, Clare Co-Operative Marts. Must see Lot 150C, has pulled in the most views on LSL in the past 24 hours. Sold for 3080 at 970KG. Watch more highlight videos on the brand new LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Online Marts Will Continue to 5 April As Restrictions Extended
Mart sales will continue online after Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed that ‘Level 5’ Covid-19 restrictions will be extended to 5 April.  Mart sales can only be held online under Level 5 and the bidding process takes place online. Arrangements can be made for marts to facilitate the weighing of animals; the matching of stock between buyers and sellers; dropping-off of animals; and buyer inspection of stock in pens.  This extension will also…
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Series of Sheep Thefts From Flocks Across Wicklow Farms Cause Concern
Farmers have been urged to be vigilant for suspicious activity at night after a series of sheep thefts across farms in west Wicklow. Reports from farms in Shillelagh and Dunlavin say they have suffered substantial sheep thefts from their flocks in recent months. The garda are investigating two separate thefts of a large number of sheep in recent months. In the first incident, 102 sheep were taken from Shillelagh between…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 23-02-2021
Tuesday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Tue 23 Feb Avg Price/KgAAX 1.99/kgAU 2.19/kgFR 1.51/kgFR 1.51/kgFR,FRX 1.64/kgFRX 1.57/kgHEX 1.98/kgHEX 1.98/kgM BULLOCK 1.88/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:AU, 316kg 2.37/kg 750.00M BULLOCK, 345kg 2.17/kg 750.00M BULLOCK, 316kg 2.15/kg 680.00AAX, 302kg 2.12/kg 640.00HEX, 367kg 2.10/kg 770.00HEX, 318kg 2.08/kg 660.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Tue 23 Feb Avg Price/KgAAX 2.03/kgFR 1.72/kgFR 1.72/kgFR,FRX 1.72/kgFRX 1.72/kgM BULLOCK 1.49/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:M BULLOCK, 403kg 2.21/kg 890.00AAX, 467kg 2.16/kg 1010.00LMX,…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 23-02-2021
Tuesday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. LAMB 20-30kg Tue 23 Feb Avg Price/KgLAMB 1.95/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 26kg 2.31/kg 60.00LAMB, 29kg 2.14/kg 62.00LAMB, 29kg 1.41/kg 41.00 LAMB 30-40kg Tue 23 Feb Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.44/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 39kg 3.13/kg 122.00LAMB, 39kg 2.97/kg 116.00LAMB, 36kg 2.94/kg 106.00LAMB, 31kg 2.65/kg 82.00LAMB, 38kg 2.47/kg 94.00LAMB, 34kg 2.15/kg 72.00 LAMB 40-50kg Tue 23 Feb Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.58/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 47kg 3.02/kg 142.00LAMB, 46kg 2.13/kg…
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Dairy Farmers Praised by Minister For Dedication and High Standards
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has paid tribute to dairy farmers for their dedication and high standards. In a letter to dairy farmers around the country, Minister Charlie McConalogue thanked them for their “continued dedication to excellence” in producing the “highest quality milk while ensuring the strictest standards of animal welfare.” Minister McConalogue told dairy farmers: “You make the decisions upon which the whole industry is built.…
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4 star super animal, sold for 2920. Only one in the town like her
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=STRANO&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=0&SearchAuctionID=582790 The must see lot of the evening at Ballybofey & Stranorlar Co-operative Livestock. Did you see Lot 9? 4 star super animal, sold for 2920. Only one in the town like her! Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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The most viewed lot on LSLAuctions.com in the last 24hrs! Belgian Blue Heifer Calves
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=CASTL&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=0&SearchAuctionID=579635 The most viewed lot on LSLAuctions.com in the last 24hrs! Check out these Belgian Blue Heifer calves in Lot 16 at Castleisland Co-op Livestock Mart. Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Weather Forecast: Tuesday 23 February
Tuesday looks set to be a wet and very windy day with further heavy rain showers pushing northwards over the country accompanied by strong to gale force southerly winds. There will be a risk of localised flooding. Despite the weather conditions the temperature will be relatively mild with temperatures of 11 to 14C. Rain will continue into the evening, especially across east and south with some drier periods in the…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 22-02-2021
Monday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 30-40kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.25/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 32kg 3.44/kg 109.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.22/kg 125.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.2/kg 120.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.15/kg 124.00 SHEEP 40-50kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.06/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 45kg 3.29/kg 148.00SHEEP, 45kg 3.16/kg 142.00SHEEP, 41kg 3.14/kg 128.00SHEEP, 40kg 3.12/kg 125.00SHEEP, 48kg 3.12/kg 148.00SHEEP, 48kg 3.08/kg 149.00 SHEEP 50-60kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.64/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 50kg 3/kg…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 22-02-2021
Monday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. BULLOCK 300-400kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgLM 2.67/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LM, 320kg 2.84/kg 910.00LM, 320kg 2.5/kg 800.00AA, 328kg 1.92/kg 630.00 BULLOCK 400-500kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgHighest Price/Kg Lots:AA,LM, 400kg 2.3/kg 920.00HE, 462kg 1.95/kg 900.00 COW 400-500kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgFR 1.40/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:FR, 455kg 1.60/kg 730.00FR, 485kg 1.34/kg 650.00FR, 475kg 1.26/kg 600.00 COW 500-600kg Mon 22 Feb Avg Price/KgFR 1.31/kgHighest Price/Kg…
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IFA Says NatWest has a Moral Responsibility to Farmers With Bank Loans at Ulster Bank
The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) says farmers holding accounts and loans with Ulster Bank need to be looked after following NatWest’s announcement of a phased withdrawal from the Republic of Ireland.IFA president Tim Cullinan said NatWest must make a commitment that it will not sell any of its loan book to a so-called vulture fund but to banks that can offer a full service to customers. It is…
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Farmers Warned of Internet Fraudsters After Victim Conned In Equipment Sale
An Irish farmer has lost “a couple of hundred thousand Euros” after being scammed in an online equipment fraud, warned a cyber tech expert.Ronan Murphy of SmartTech247, revealed the farmer in Ireland thought he was buying equipment from a UK supplier. Mr Murphy urged businesses to be vigilant when it comes to cyber security, following a rise in increasingly sophisticated scams. He said businesses need to do everything they can…
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Great Ewe Lamb sale at Brockagh Cloghan Mart. Lot 32, sold for 1100
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=BROCKA&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=0&SearchAuctionID=579594 Great Ewe Lamb sale at Brockagh Cloghan Mart over the weekend. The most viewed lot on LSL in the past 24hrs! Have you seen Lot 32, sold for 1100. Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Covid Restrictions to Stay for Another Nine Weeks in Ireland
The highest level of restrictions could remain in place until the end of April, the Taoiseach Micheál Martin has indicated. An update to the Government’s Living with Covid plan is expected soon following a meeting of the Cabinet Covid-19 committee. However, few changes are predicted apart from a phased return to school from March. Mr Martin said the “severe” Level 5 lockdown restrictions could remain in place for another nine…
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Weather Forecast: Saturday 20 February
Saturday will be mostly dry at first then rain showers will develop, becoming heavy and persistent in places with some flooding. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12C. Southerly winds will strengthen on western coasts in the evening.  It will become drier in many areas on Saturday night although some light rain may affect western coastal areas overnight. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6C. Fresh to strong southerly winds in the…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 19-02-2021
Friday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. HEIFER 300-400kg Fri 19 Feb Avg Price/KgCHX 2.43/kgLMX 2.40/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 392kg 2.65/kg 1040.00LMX, 370kg 2.62/kg 970.00CHX, 345kg 2.61/kg 900.00LMX,CHX, 380kg 2.61/kg 990.00LMX, 355kg 2.56/kg 910.00LMX, 370kg 2.51/kg 930.00 HEIFER 400-500kg Fri 19 Feb Avg Price/KgAAX 2.20/kgCH 2.53/kgCHX 2.42/kgLM 2.51/kgLMX 2.47/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 470kg 2.79/kg 1310.00LMX, 440kg 2.73/kg 1200.00LMX, 435kg 2.71/kg 1180.00LMX, 425kg 2.71/kg 1150.00CHX, 490kg 2.67/kg 1310.00LMX, 465kg 2.67/kg 1240.00 HEIFER…
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Community Air Ambulance Called to 46 Farm Accidents
The Irish Community Rapid Response (ICCR) air ambulance responded to 46 farming accidents in 2020, accounting for almost one in 10 incidents. During its first full year in operation the ambulance was called to 490 incidents across 13 counties.  The ICRR Air Ambulance, based in Co. Cork, works in tandem with the National Ambulance Service to provide paramedic support and transport to hospital for seriously ill patients.  ICRR chief executive Mícheál…
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2021 Basic Payment Scheme Opens for Applications
The 2021 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Greening Scheme have now opened for applications, the Department of Agriculture has announced. Farmers will be receiving a BPS information pack in the post containing maps and land details over the coming days. The pack will also include a ‘help sheet’ to assist farmers in making their online application. The closing date for BPS applications is Monday 17 May. Farmers and advisors are…
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Show Heifer at Aurivo Livestock Mart sold for €3150
https://www.lslauctions.com/MartMemberAccess/Market/MartCatalogue?Mart=BALLYM&SearchDateRange=Last&Op=detail&SearchAuctionDayID=0&SearchAuctionID=572348 Huge interest in this show Heifer at Aurivo Livestock Mart Ballymote yesterday. Lot 1523 sold for €3150. Watch more highlight videos on LSL TV: https://www.lslauctions.com/tv/
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Cootehill Mart Set to Reopen in March Under New Management
Cootehill Mart is set to re-open under new management, it has been revealed. An official opening date has not yet been confirmed but it is understood the new management plans to start trading from March. The mart in Co. Cavan, formerly known as Station Road Mart, ceased operation last month. The business will now be operated by Geoffrey and his son Steven Drury. They have leased the site for 10…
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Weather Forecast: Friday 19 February
Friday will begin mild, wet and windy with widespread rain and fresh to strong and gusty south to southeast winds. During the morning it will become brighter with more showery conditions that will extend from the west, with winds veering southwest. It will stay cloudy in southern counties but the rain may persist for most of the day with a risk of flooding. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12C. In…
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Cattle Mart – Price Roundup 18-02-2021
Thursday’s selected Cattle mart price report: copyright LSL. HEIFER 300-400kg Thu 18 Feb Avg Price/KgLMX 2.52/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 375kg 2.64/kg 990.00LMX, 390kg 2.49/kg 970.00CHX, 370kg 2.49/kg 920.00LMX, 365kg 2.44/kg 890.00SIX, 340kg 2.12/kg 720.00CH, 345kg 2.12/kg 730.00 HEIFER 400-500kg Thu 18 Feb Avg Price/KgCH 2.26/kgCHX 2.46/kgHEX 2.02/kgLM 2.58/kgLMX 2.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 460kg 3.33/kg 1530.00LMX,LM, 458kg 2.64/kg 1210.00LMX, 415kg 2.63/kg 1090.00CHX, 485kg 2.62/kg 1270.00LMX, 455kg 2.62/kg 1190.00LMX, 455kg 2.59/kg 1180.00 HEIFER 500-600kg…
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Sheep Mart – Price Roundup 18-02-2021
Thursday’s selected Sheep mart price report: copyright LSL. SHEEP 20-30kg Thu 18 Feb Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.17/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 28kg 3.68/kg 103.00SHEEP, 22kg 2.49/kg 55.00SHEEP, 24kg 2.29/kg 56.00SHEEP, 21kg 2.05/kg 43.00SHEEP, 23kg 1.91/kg 44.00SHEEP, 27kg 1.67/kg 45.00 SHEEP 30-40kg Thu 18 Feb Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.84/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 35kg 3.39/kg 118.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.25/kg 118.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.25/kg 117.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.23/kg 120.00SHEEP, 34kg 3.21/kg 110.00SHEEP, 32kg 3.19/kg 102.00 SHEEP 40-50kg Thu 18 Feb Avg…