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Beef and cattle news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
The ICBF is starting to inform farmers of the animals selected to be tagged for genotyping this year.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 January 2017
The ICBF has recently updated the indices of all animals in the ICBF database, Adam Woods reports.
By Adam Woods on 16 January 2017
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has decided to allow French beef imports for the first time since the BSE restrictions imposed in 1998. Thomas Hubert reports from western France.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 January 2017
In the second instalment of this series, we delve deeper into the components of Rob Drysdale’s integrated beef production system in southern England.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 15 January 2017
Rob Drysdale slaughtered 400 animals in 2016 and plans to double this over the next two years. He did so without a herd number or any land to his name.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 January 2017
While store cattle have seen a strong and steady start to the year, fleshed cows and some good-quality weanlings have been met with a stronger trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 12 January 2017
Farming organisations have expressed interest in the idea of paying farmers to reduce beef output, with France opening such a scheme this month. Thomas Hubert reports from Paris.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 January 2017
European Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has told the European Parliament that his office was considering "action" on beef markets, especially in the light of Brexit consequences.
By Thomas Hubert on 09 January 2017
Price differential with Britain lower than a year ago while the positive gap in cow prices increases.
By Phelim O'Neill on 05 January 2017
Strong demand persisted right until the end of 2016 with just under 20,000 cattle processed in last week’s three-day beef kill.
By Darren Carty on 05 January 2017
IFA president Joe Healy and ICSA beef chair Edmond Phelan have welcomed the news from Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed about the reopening of beef exports to Egypt.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 05 January 2017
Egypt could become a critical market for Irish beef after the opening of the market was announced.
By Phelim O'Neill on 05 January 2017
Armer pulled, loaded ex yard. ...
250 bales of good quality hay. Enfield area. Saved w/c 18 July. Has balers choi...
Well bred young bulls available from high production, classified excellent dams....
recipients springing to calf,pb stock and embryos for sale.before 9:30...
Well bred young bulls available from high production, classified excellent dams....

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