Teagasc’s Newford herd moves from Athenry to Roscommon
Amy Forde
The new farm has extensive cattle wintering facilities and some of these will be used for the Newford suckler herd, with the remaining facilities used as a specialised winter finishing beef unit.
15 November 2023 News
New owners for grading machine company
Icelandic food processing equipment company acquires the business that supplied beef carcase grading machines to Irish factories
8 November 2023 News
ICBF fallout: 'thousands of farmers using continental genetics can't be wrong'
Adam Woods speaks to farmers about their opinions on the changes to come for the ICBF terminal and maternal indexes.
Sheep Trends: deals emerging as factories hunt for lambs
Base quotes for Thursday remain largely unchanged, but higher-priced deals including higher allowances on carcase weight and transport costs have materialised over the last week.
1 November 2023 Markets
Sheep Trends: prices stable as quality lambs remain scarce
Good quality well finished lams remain tight which is forcing agents and factories to hold firm on quotes.
25 October 2023 Markets
Watch: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
Adam Woods previews some of the heifers heading to next Wednesday’s sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
20 October 2023 Breeding & health
In pictures: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
All roads lead to Roscrea on 25 October for the sixth annual draft sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
13 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
News Podcast: Budget 2024 and falling carcase weights
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.
13 October 2023 News
Drop in beef carcase weights on back of wet conditions
Adam Woods takes a look at the latest information around carcass weights and grading in 2023.
11 October 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: huge UK-Irish price gap remains
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
11 October 2023 Markets
Liver fluke and dosing during winter
Dr Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager at Animal Health Ireland takes a look at liver fluke and treatment of parasites in cattle during the winter.
8 October 2023 Breeding & health
NI processors offer deals for fat lambs
Factories processing lambs in NI are offering a range of deals on price and carcase weight to entice farmers into selling
4 October 2023 Northern Ireland