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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.
Buyers are paying extra for quality bull weanlings at Kenmare Mart with the overall champion a Belgium Blue weighing in at 430kg and sold for €1,460 (€3.40/kg).
By Tommy Moyles on 17 August 2017
Last week, the Stabiliser Cattle Company held an open day on Sean Hayden’s farm in Urlingford Co Tipperary. Daniel McPartlin reports.
By Farmers Journal on 15 August 2017
For many meat factories CCTV is already in place to satisfy customers. However, it is the cost of mistreating animals that is the best guarantee of the highest animal welfare standards.
By Phelim O'Neill on 11 August 2017
Prices are higher than last year, with particular demand for stronger autumn-born weanlings.
By Nathan Tuffy on 10 August 2017
Survey: what influences your beef decision-making?
Teagasc and the University of Alberta are looking for participants to complete a quick survey to find out if market intelligence influences daily and strategic decision making by beef farmers.
By Darren Carty on 06 August 2017
Newford Farm has had a super start to the year, with breeding and animal performance progressing excellently, but continuous heavy rain is becoming an issue.
By Darren Carty on 03 August 2017
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has given some details of the upcoming support scheme for beef producer organisations.
By Thomas Hubert on 03 August 2017
Farmers can no access the volume of nitrogen and phosphorus produced by cattle on their holding for the period January to June 2017.
By Darren Carty on 08 August 2017
Joe Burke, Bord Bia’s beef and livestock sector manager, reports from a marketing visit to Japan.
By Contributor on 03 August 2017
Minister confirms return of compulsory ICBF tag contribution
As revealed by the Irish Farmers Journal last week, a 38c contribution will apply to all tags sold from this autumn.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 August 2017
Japan hikes beef tariff
The Japanese government has raised its import duty on frozen beef from 38.5% to 50%, prompting criticism from the US.
By Thomas Hubert on 28 July 2017
Sellers have been resisting pressure by factories to pull prices.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 July 2017
New Heavy Duty galvanized cattle scales.Rodent proof cable inside the hydrauli...
25 Belgian Blue 5 star heifers for sale , 440-460 kg approx , 063 86052...
Dry sawdust bagged or bulk,woodshavings baled or bulk,woodchips & peelings D...
Dry sawdust bagged or bulk,woodshavings baled or bulk,woodchips & peelings D...
DMD Cattle weighing scales.Suitable for Beef and Dairy Farmers.Optional paymen...

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