Cattle facing growing fluke burdens
Kieran Mailey
Fluke is becoming a major health issue in cattle herds following the wet summer and autumn.
26 September 2023 News
English government to bring in EID tagging for all cattle
Farmers in England could soon be asked to EID tag all calves to aid a new registration and animal traceability system.
25 September 2023 Markets
Beef prices: factories try to make hay in the rain
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest quotes for factory-finished animals.
IFA calls on factories to do more on beef price
Although prices have increased in recent weeks, these are not keeping pace with prices in key markets and “must move further and faster”, according to the IFA.
25 September 2023 News
Five tips for managing cattle at housing time
Ground conditions have deteriorated and many farmers have started housing cattle. Outlined are five things to consider when housing cattle.
23 September 2023 Management
The Grass Week: tough conditions leading to more management
The heavy rainfall over the last few days has quickly saturated ground and made grazing off heavy covers tricky.
23 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
A Ploughing special recorded live at Ratheniska on Wednesday this week as farmers and rural dwellers gathered from all corners of Ireland in Laois.
22 September 2023 News
Dawn Meats to pump €10m into Kildare Chilling factory
As part of the overall investment, Dawn Meats has stated that it is also “looking forward to widening Kildare Chilling’s customer base".
22 September 2023 News
Dawn Meats receives green light to purchase Kildare Chilling
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission said that the deal will not substantially lessen competition and can be put into effect.
22 September 2023 News
Weanlings up €140/head
Adam Woods has the latest on the weaning trade, including some positive news on the export front.
20 September 2023 Markets
Lisduff on-farm autumn sale returns on 30 September
Shanon Kinahan previews the upcoming on-farm Lisduff Aberdeen Angus sale.
20 September 2023 Pedigree
JCB Commercials drive on to top NICCEC summer spectacular
Shanon Kinahan reports from the 17th annual Northern Ireland Commercial Cattle Exhibitors Club summer spectacular, which took place in Ballymena on Saturday 16 September.
20 September 2023 Pedigree