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‘It takes nearly 3 years to get back your money from buying calves’

As part of this week’s beef segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Mervyn Williams about his venture from a 25-cow suckler herd to a 25-strong...

Ryan believes beef farmers should switch to organics

Minister for Transport, Climate Environment and Communications, Eamon Ryan, believes organics is “the future for Irish farming, especially beef and lamb”. He made the statement...

Factories must be made to answer for failure to honour promises – TD

Independent TD for Laois Offaly Carol Nolan has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, to immediately investigate why many of the agreements...

Factory agents remain active in marts for finished cattle

IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, has said attempts by factories to undermine the trade with lower beef prices are unjustified and are “meeting...

‘What we are looking at is to aim for the €1,000 bull weanling’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Cormac Duffy about switching from drystock to sucklers and beef prices. Cormac Duffy...

Beef prices strengthen as finished cattle supplies ‘extremely tight’

Beef prices have strengthened in recent days as tight supplies and strong farmer resistance to the lower and unjustified quotes from factories takes effect. Those...

All you need to know about cattle B&Bs

In this article, That’s Farming speaks to Martina Harrington, Teagasc cattle, specialist about cattle B&Bs, which are an arrangement between two farmers where one...

Emphasis should be on reducing methane, not reducing cows – farm leader

Prof. John Fitzgerald’s proposals to reduce suckler cow numbers were “short-sighted” and “failed to take account of the economic and social contribution made by...

Beef trade: NI prices nearly 60c/kg above south

The latest beef price analysis from the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC), shows plants quoted 3.62-3.70/kg for U-3 grade prime cattle in Northern Ireland...

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...
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