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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.
Farm organisations have reacted to the approval of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) by the European Union on Wednesday.
By Amy McShane on 16 February 2017
While the Derrypatrick herd achieved a strong gross margin of €1,054/ha in 2016, concerns have been raised over pregnancy rates.
By Darren Carty on 16 February 2017
The mart trade for all types continues to be strong with weanlings and stores heifers some of the stronger performers.
By Nathan Tuffy on 16 February 2017
Good morning. In the news today: highlights from the first day of the FTMTA show, the opening of the TAMS scheme for tillage farmers, and the number of farmers still waiting on GLAS and AEOS payments.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 20 February 2017
Ciarán Lenehan covers the final aspect of the €150/cow challenge, which involves driving weaning weights.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 February 2017
Good demand for cattle but hard to get extra money while the north is also holding.
By Phelim O'Neill on 02 February 2017
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from on Friday 27 January.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 27 January 2017
There were calls for increases in direct payment to €200 per cow at the Irish Farmers Journal Supporting Sucklers talk at Balla Mart.
By Odile Evans on 24 January 2017
Exclusive analysis of the prices paid by beef factories in 2016 reveal that farmers with U and P grade cattle would gain most from shopping around when selling their animals for slaughter.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 January 2017
Ordering on par with last year and so far most farmers have stuck with Mullinahone co-op.
By Paul Mooney on 19 January 2017
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
Wanted weeklyLarge numbers of store & beefcattle, cows & calvesEntries...
Clean white sawdust ideal for cubicles in large and small bags also cubicle lime...
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....

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