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UK beef price close to €4.50/kg

Meat factories have been called on to reflect the favourable market conditions in the UK in higher prices for cattle. IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan...

How this €36 could save you money on your farm in the long run

Silage quality is key to good animal performance, reducing winter feed costs and increasing profitability during the housing period, writes Sinéad Devaney, Teagasc Adviser,...

Major decline in number of southern cattle moving north for slaughter

Base quotes for-in spec U-3 grade prime cattle ranged from 354- 360p/kg across plants in Northern Ireland this week, according to the Livestock and...

Opinion: This scheme has been developed entirely by processors for farmers for the benefit of processors

In recent times, we have seen a lot of developments in the beef sector concerning PGI and the Grass-Fed Standard, writes Pat Maher, Co....

How beef farmers can prepare for a lockdown of their own – winter housing

It has been an abnormal year for the most part following all the restrictions we have faced and are facing with Covid-19, writes Mícheál...

Break-even price of €4.48/kg for winter finishers – Teagasc

Teagasc has released a series of beef budgets for winter finishing steers, weanling to beef (steers and heifers), store to beef (autumn to autumn)...

Balancing work and farming life

26-year-old Cathal Cassidy runs a 200-strong beef herd and 400-ewe flock with his father, Edward, while also working as a ruminant nutritionist with Alltech. The...

Beef Trade: 10c/kg difference between U grade culls and steer base price

While the base price for steers remains around €3.60-€3.65/kg and €3.65-€3.70/kg for heifers, it has been reported that some plants are paying more for...

NI beef shipped to US for first time in 20 years

British beef has gained access to the US market for the first time in some twenty years, as reported by us here. The first shipment...

Cowen confident of progress for Offaly beef factory

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois-Offaly Barry Cowen has said he is “confident” that there will be further progress in the development of a €40...

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Farm group reacts to Dutch farm minister’s desire to ban Irish calves

A farm group has reacted to reports of Dutch agriculture minister, Carola Schouten’s desire to ban the import of Irish calves into the country. ICMSA...

Teen farming author sets up agri e-commerce site for Ugandan orphanage

During the COVID-19 lockdown, enthusiastic Cork-based teenager, Tadgh Quill-Manley, has set up a socially-conscious farm supplies e-commerce site. The 18-year-old Leaving Cert student is already...

5 arrested after €110,000 cannabis farm discovered

Five individuals have been arrested in the UK following the discovery of a £100,000 (approximately €110,000) cannabis farm. Northumbria Police received a report of men...

VIDEO: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power and style’ set for O’Connor’s sale

From humble beginnings to international interest, Martin O’Connor’s hotly-anticipated in-calf heifer sale is an annual highlight in the suckler farming calendar. Sales rings have been...