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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.
Ciarán Lenehan followed some exported Irish calves to a veal unit in the Netherlands
By Ciarán Lenehan on 27 April 2017
Glen McDermott is well on the way towards meeting his BETTER targets already, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 27 April 2017
Make sure to give your BPS application the time it deserves.
By Adam Woods on 27 April 2017
The past few months have seen relatively strong mart sales throughout the country. From mid-February onwards the trade heated up with steer and heifer prices jumping by €50 to €60/head.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 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
BVD, leptospirosis and clostridial vaccines should be kept up to date as cattle are being turned out.
By Adam Woods on 27 April 2017
Demand for dairy-bred calves has remained very strong so far this year, backed by improved exporter demand and strong farmer demand.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
Ciarán Lenehan and Matthew Halpin look at three grass supply scenarios and discuss the management decisions involved in correcting grass surpluses and deficits.
By Matthew Halpin on 27 April 2017
Plainer cattle continue to be met with mixed demand in some areas. However, grass buyers continue to be actively sourcing cattle, which is helping to place a firm floor under prices.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 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 Thursday's sale at Tullamore Mart saw another large entry of stock met with firm demand from grass buyers and feeders.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
Last Friday night's weanling sale at Cootehill Mart saw a strong entry of weanlings met with firm demand and prices.
By Nathan Tuffy on 27 April 2017
With silage ground closed on many farms, we are entering into peak demand on most farms.
By Adam Woods on 27 April 2017
The cold, wintery snaps that we’re still experiencing intermittently have largely kept the handbrake on growth rates for this period.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 27 April 2017
PBR, fertility tested, ringed 4&5 Star Bulls, 12-18 mths, fit for service. Top...
ADARE- KILLARNEY RD, Selection of Bulls Suitable for Heifers & Cows. Quality Sto...
U grade Continental Bulls and Heifers for FeedingAlso Hereford Steers and He...
25 Home bred Charloais Weanling BullsOut of 5star charloais bull 'Major' and C...
For sale AI bred and high EBI herd BVD and Lepto vaccinated, fertility tested....

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