Bovine cattle herd 140,000 head higher on 1 February 2022
Darren Carty
The increase in numbers is being underpinned by continued expansion in the dairy herd, with 49,678 more dairy cows, 45,976 more male dairy calves and 38,068 more dairy heifers on farms.
20 February 2022 News
Almost 80,000 more beef cattle on farms aged 18 to 30 months
There was also 48,043 more dairy cows on farms on 1 December 2021 compared to December 2020 while suckler cow numbers fell by 31,668.
3 January 2022 News
Beef kill back 80,000 in 2021
Adam Woods takes a look back at the 2021 beef trade and also what could be in store for 2022.
Over 75% of calf birth registrations now completed online
There has been a steady increase in online birth registrations recorded on an annual basis with this method of registration said to cut down on potential errors.
1 December 2021 News
Newford Farm update: another 22 cattle drafted for slaughter
A batch of 15 heifers recorded an average carcase weight of 326kg while the seven bullocks returned an average carcase weight of 367kg.
28 November 2021 Tullamore Farm