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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.
Factories have moved to pull base quotes by 4p/kg, bringing base quotes to 346p/kg for this week.
By Kieran Mailey 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 price difference between top and bottom paying factories is up to €100, with specification the key driver of price.
By Phelim O'Neill on 19 January 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal ranks the performance of all price reporting factories across steers, heifers young bulls and cows in 2016.
By Phelim O'Neill on 19 January 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
The trade has remained firm across the country in the past week. Tight supplies have been met with strong demand and prices have increased by up to €20/head since before Christmas in some cases.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 January 2017
Brexit negotiations are dominating national headlines, but at ground level, the trade remains steady, with firm demand continuing to underpin the trade.
By Darren Carty on 19 January 2017
The main camera at the mart was at last Friday’s special fatstock show and sale at Roscrea Mart. An entry of over 330 head saw a clearance rate of almost 90%.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 January 2017
Farmers were active for in-calf heifers and weanlings at the Ennis sale. Good-quality in-calf heifers sold from €1,400 to €1,760.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 January 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
Signs of iodine deficiency include thyroid enlargement, late-gestation abortions and stillborn or weak calves and lambs that are unwilling to suck.
By Contributor on 19 January 2017
Give your pastures the NCT to make sure everything is ready to welcome stock when the time comes.
By Adam Woods on 20 January 2017
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 January 2017
Last Thursday’s sale at Ulster Farmers Market, Enniskillen, saw a small entry, but trade was strong, especially for better-quality types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 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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