Beef farming

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.

NEWS
European Commission to assess live transport and calf welfare
The strategy also outlines a cut to pesticide use and a push for more organic farms across the EU.
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Beef management: five tips to stretch grazing swards
With livestock farms running very tight on grass, Kieran Mailey outlines some tips to stretch grazing covers ahead of cattle.
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Grass+ Beef: quality excellent, growth still variable
Grass supply across the country is still quite good at this stage but some areas are still in need of moisture to keep growth ahead of demand.
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Grass+Dairy: growth in decline for most
Decline in growth is experienced by most as the moisture deficit takes its toll
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Watch: Farm Tech Talk - the Livestock Show
This week, our report from the livestock fields around the country tackles the key questions farmers are asking.
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MARKETS
Great prices for late calves in Kilkenny
A mainly beef bunch of calves helped boost averages this week in Kilkenny.
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Certified Irish Angus launches new campaign to better connect with consumers
#RaisedWithPride campaign celebrates thriving society of 10,000 Certified Irish Angus members
Save money and hassle on electricity bills
Free online service saves farmers’ time, money and energy through switching energy providers
Chlorine-free protocols for cleaning milking equipment
Chlorine will not be used in milking equipment cleaning products by the end of this year.
Bord Bia market insight: COVID-19 still significantly affecting meat markets
The coronavirus pandemic has been causing turmoil in beef and sheep meat markets around the world.