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Charolais cull cow competition results announced
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan reports on the results from the Irish Charolais Cattle Society cull cow competition.
24 January 2024 News
Beef factory price gap hits €220/hd
Whatever the price of beef might be, farmers should be aware that selecting the right factory for their cattle is worth a lot of money.
24 January 2024 News
Rollercoaster year for factory prices
As always, there is a big spread between factories of prices paid for the same grade of cattle in 2023.
Profit at Dunbia UK approaches £13m
The UK meat processor is now a division within Waterford-based Dawn Meats.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Teagasc’s Newford herd moves from Athenry to Roscommon
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.
30 November 2023 News
500,000 of Dawn Meats’ cattle being monitored for emissions
The processor is working on developing bespoke carbon footprints for each of its products.
27 November 2023 News
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
Beef prices: sunshine stabilises the trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
9 October 2023 Markets
Farmer views: 'Kildare always kept the others on their toes'
Farmer reaction to Dawn Meats' acquisition of Kildare Chilling, is in general, very negative.
27 September 2023 News
Dawn cleared to take Kildare Chilling
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has given Dawn the green light to wrap up the Kildare Chilling purchase.
27 September 2023 News
Dawn Meats takeover reduces competition - IFA
The IFA has hit out at the CCPC for its approval of Dawn Meats’ takeover of Kildare Chilling.
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