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Beef and Cattle Farming News

The Irish Farmers Journal provides you with up-to-date beef farming news from Ireland and across the farming world. Browse our beef news stories to keep up to date with all cattle farming news developments in Ireland.
This week, beef editor Adam Woods looks at grazing issues, coccidiosis and keeping focused at the end of the calving season.
By Adam Woods on 30 March 2017
There is much more life in the beef trade this week as numbers tighten significantly.
By Darren Carty on 30 March 2017
Our measuring beef farmers have grown 28kg DM/ha/day since last week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 30 March 2017
Beef prices are rising, as factories struggle to maintain throughput, with reports of prices jumping 5c/kg to 10c/kg in the last week.
By Darren Carty on 30 March 2017
This is the clear outcome from analysis of the recently concluded Phase 2 of the Teagasc/Irish Farmers Journal BETTER Farm Beef Programme (2012-2015).
By Advertisers' Announcements on 26 May 2016
Similarly to most of the new BETTER farms, optimising soil health is the first item on the agenda for Padraig O'Connor, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 30 March 2017
Recent figures from ICBF show that calf registrations from beef dams are back by 21,096 head or 9.5% in the year to date.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
Last Thursday's special bullock sale at Ballymote Mart saw a very lively trade for all types of cattle, with forward store bullocks met with the strongest demand.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
Whilst 2016 is going to be another challenging year for both the pig and dairy sectors, Barry Hyland, AIB Agri Advisor spoke to Gary Pepper, pig farmer and Noel O’Toole, dairy farmer to find out more.
By Advertisers' Announcements on 26 May 2016
Last week's sale at Loughrea Mart saw another strong trade for all heavy cattle, with factory agents active for slaughter-fit types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
The relatively strong calf trade has continued at marts right across the country. While the majority of marts have passed peak numbers, the volume of calves on offer has only fallen slightly.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
Last weeks sale at Iveragh Mart, Caherciveen saw another strong trade for all grass cattle, with plenty of farmer buyers active.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
Last Tuesday’s sale at Ballymena Mart saw an entry of 180 store cattle. The demand was very strong, especially for forward types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 March 2017
Large Number of 4 x 4 round bales of hay. Never rained on, Stored perfectly in s...
Urgently requiredLarge numbers of beef, store bullocks & heifers Cows & ...
SATURDAY 1ST APRIL AT 2.30PMSale To Include: No. 1: Full Clearance Sale Of Top...
Good hay in shed. Grand smelling hay. Can be delivered...
FOR SALE, 21 months quite fertile good milk . 5 Star . ...

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