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Christmas demand boosts beef quotes by 5-10c/kg

Beef prices have risen 5c-10c/kg this week, driven by very tight supplies of in-spec cattle and strong UK market conditions. That is according to IFA...

NI beef trade: ‘Very strong’ competition for cattle

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is advising beef producers to consider all options before selling as beef prices have been increasing in recent months. The...

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...

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....

Fluke infections costing farmers €70/animal

New research shows average lifetime losses of €70 per animal for fattening steers with fluke infections. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is urging beef farmers to...

Farmers should budget for at least a six-month winter – Teagasc

Persistent rainfall from mid-October has fast-tracked the housing of cattle in recent weeks, writes Tommy Cox, education officer, Teagasc Ballinrobe. At this stage with the...

How beef farmers could boost profits by €100/head

A new app for beef farmers could improve profit margins by £100/head, and slash carbon emissions by 5-10%. That is according to Ian Wheal, the...

‘Talking to different farmers each day you will no doubt learn something new’

WIT graduate, Miriam Dineen, wears several hats as a dairy farmer and sales representative for an agri company. The 22-year-old hails from Cahirbarnagh, Rathmore, Co....

Farmers with ‘supermarket-suitable’ cattle told to shop around between factories

Farmers with ‘supermarket-suitable’ cattle have been told there may be value in “shopping around between factories for best prices”. That is according to chairperson of...

ETTG: Piedmontese farmer reaping the rewards of growing market for leaner cuts of beef

Tonight’s episode of Ear to the Ground features an innovative start-up at the forefront of the bioeconomic movement in Ireland, a pearl mussel project...

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Dairy cow numbers to increase to 1.65 million by 2027 -Teagasc

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No shipping activity for weanling bulls at Ennis Mart

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