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Beef
Dawn Meats takeover of Kildare Chilling notified to competition authority
Amy Forde
Two weeks ago, the Irish Farmers Journal revealed that Dawn Meats was poised to take over the Kildare processor.
7 February 2023 Markets
Beef quotes steady for shorter week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle.
5 February 2023 News
Our favourite farming photos of the week
We captured some winter ploughing, recycled gravel and more in our photos of the week.
Profits up 27% to €4.05m at Goodman-owned processing group
The directors state that the operating profits of €5m for the year was "a satisfactory out-turn". Gordon Deegan reports.
3 February 2023 News
Nugent cattle trailer stolen from west Kerry farmyard
Dairy and sheep farmer Martin Greaney had a cattle trailer stolen from his farm on Wednesday evening.
3 February 2023 News
Almost €18,500/acre for land at Moore, Roscommon
Ballinasloe-based auctioneer Joseph Naughton sold a farm recently in south Roscommon, which exceeded pre-sale expectation.
2 February 2023 Property
Sixteen breed societies to gather for Pedigree Breeders Council Awards
Shanon Kinahan previews the Pedigree Breeders Council awards which are set to take place this Friday 3 February.
1 February 2023 Pedigree
Camera at the Mart: red hot trade for weanling bulls in Skibbereen
Unseasonably high weanling numbers and a red hot trade for both weanlings and cows were the standouts of the trade at Skibbereen on Friday last.
1 February 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: tremendous trade in Tullow for first fatstock of year
Shanon Kinahan reports from the annual spring bullock fatstock show and sale in Tullow.
1 February 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: demand drives big dough in Donegal
Adam Woods reports from last Friday's special sale of beef cattle in Donegal Livestock Mart.
1 February 2023 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle and cow prices edge upwards; strong live trade for sheep
Factory prices for finished cattle in Northern Ireland continue to edge upwards, with the hogget trade benefiting from competition in the live ring.
1 February 2023 Markets
My Farming Week: Michael Needham, Croagh Patrick, Westport, Co Mayo
Michael Needham farms 40ac beside Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo. He keeps sucklers and sheep.
1 February 2023 News