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Dawn Meats permitted to discharge abattoir wastewater into River Boyne
Barry Murphy
Dawn Meats has secured permission from Meath County Council to construct a treated wastewater pipeline to the River Boyne.
9 February 2022 Scotland
Browns Food Group buys Brechin abattoir
The Brechin abattoir has been bought by Browns Food Group.
19 January 2022 News
White diesel needed for tractor runs, says HMRC
HMRC has said the purpose of tractor runs and ploughing matches will be deemed as pleasure, rather than agricultural work.
One year on and Brexit far from done
Twelve months after leaving the EU, there is still a lot of issue to be resolved according to NFU Scotland.
5 January 2022 Scotland
Northern Ireland farmer sentenced for transporting cow unfit for travel
A judge has convicted a farmer in Northern Ireland of two offences at Ballymena Court.
25 November 2021 News
Meat workers’ pay up 20%
The restriction in migrants to the UK to work has resulted in butcher wages rising 20% in processing plants.
13 October 2021 Scotland
Antrim farmer fined £1,500 for animal welfare offence
An elderly farmer in Co Antrim has been convicted of an animal welfare offence.
23 August 2021 News
Sheep Management: Grass supplies, blowfly strike and farm-to-farm movements
A well-thought out plan should be put in place to manage autumn grass and ensure supplies for priority sheep are not compromised.
11 August 2021 Management
Sharp lamb price drop in Scottish abattoirs and live market
Lamb trade takes a dip as numbers start to come forward in Scotland.
23 June 2021 Scotland
12% staff shortfall at Scottish abattoirs
Brexit has made life more difficult for those looking to fill vacancies in abattoirs
9 June 2021 Scotland
Scottish beef market falls again by 5p/kg to £4.05/kg for R grade carcases
Scottish beef price continues to slide, but is still 35p/kg above the start of June last year.
2 June 2021 Scotland
Scottish prices: beef market steadies again with abattoir quotes at £4.15/kg
Scottish beef and sheep farmers see a good steady trade in abattoirs and marts.
19 May 2021 Scotland