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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.
Suckler crisis meeting this Friday
The Irish Family-Farm Rights Group (IFRG) is to host a suckler farmers’ income crisis meeting at the Tullamore Court Hotel on Friday 19 January at 8pm.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 January 2018
Analysis by the Irish Farmers Journal reveals a spread of prices paid by factories for the same grade of up to €180.
By Phelim O'Neill on 18 January 2018
Save our sucklers: sign our open letter
Open letter from readers of the Irish Farmers Journal to President Juncker, Commissioners Hogan and Malmström, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister Michael Creed.
By Adam Woods on 19 January 2018
Tesco UK under fire for preferring Irish beef
The UK's National Beef Association (NBA) has criticised Tesco for preferring Irish to British beef over the Christmas period.
By Michael Keaveny on 17 January 2018
Steers have achieved a daily liveweight gain of 0.4kg from housing on 10 November to weighing on 4 January with heifers gaining 0.46kg liveweight at Newford Farm.
By Darren Carty on 15 January 2018
My farming week: James and Daniel Gilmartin, Gortnaleck, Co Sligo
Suckler farmer James Gilmartin and his son Daniel recently converted from continental-cross cattle to a herd of pedigree Dexters.
By Michael Keaveny on 17 January 2018
After a bumper spring, grass production in 2017 was up just 4% on the previous year, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 12 January 2018
With the deadline passed a large number of samples remain to be submitted for genotyping.
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
A trial carried out by Grange researchers has shown that resistance to wormers is prevalent on Irish cattle farms.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 11 January 2018
Matt Dempsey reports from Oxford University, where the annual Oxford Farming Conference 2018 is taking place.
By Matt Dempsey on 04 January 2018
Adam Woods takes a look at what needs to happen to the Irish beef industry in 2018 to leave more money in primary producers' pockets.
By Adam Woods on 04 January 2018
Advisers appointed for beef producer organisations
The Department of Agriculture has selected facilitators to help beef producer organisations (POs) get started, with €300,000 available in funding.
By Thomas Hubert on 03 January 2018
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