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Dawn Meats set to buy Kildare Chilling
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on the farmer reaction to the Dawn Meats purchase of Kildare Chilling.
25 January 2023 Markets
Increased demand drove 2022 prices
Adam Woods takes a look back at 2022 and how in performed for beef finishers.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Hogget prices rebound as supplies tighten
Supplies of factory fit hoggets are tightening in NI, fuelling sharp increases in factory prices.
NI Trends: prime cattle prices push on to 470p/kg; hogget quotes jump 30p/kg
Beef prices in Northern Ireland continue to rise, while after several weeks of pressure, hoggets are also moving up in value.
25 January 2023 Markets
Concern for late spring cattle supply
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including news of factory concern over late spring finished cattle supply.
25 January 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: factory agents camped in marts
Factory agents continue to drive the mart trade this week, with thousands of cattle being purchased weekly for direct slaughter.
25 January 2023 Markets
Dawn Meats to purchase Kildare Chilling
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that Dawn Meats is in the advanced stages of acquiring the Kildare-based company.
24 January 2023 Markets
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Understanding what the news stories mean for livestock farmers and market advice and news on what's happening around the country.
20 January 2023 News
Weekly podcast: rocketing beef prices and rural crime spree
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
20 January 2023 News
Causes for optimism in calf trade
Aidan Brennan says there is some optimism creeping into the calf market in advance of the calving season.
18 January 2023 Calves
NI Trends: prime cattle quotes push on to 450p/kg; hogget prices under pressure
Beef processors in Northern Ireland have increased beef quotes this week, as supplies remain tight. In contrast, hogget prices continue to trend downwards.
18 January 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: finished cattle supplies remain tight
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
18 January 2023 Markets