Calf exports running 70% ahead of 2022 levels
Declan Marren
After a strong start to the calf export season, the weather over the last week has restricted the opportunity to keep calves moving.
9 March 2023 News
IFA warns New Zealand lamb is the new ‘South American beef’
The IFA raised concerns that New Zealand and Australia could be to Irish lamb what South America has been to Irish beef.
8 March 2023 News
Friesian bull calf prices ease by €7/head
Increased calf numbers at sales has seen prices slip slightly over the past seven days.
From fairs to factory feedlots: evolution of cattle selling
Small finishers bringing cattle to the factory are being replaced by feedlots.
8 March 2023 News
Mid-March D-day looms for Black Sea grain deal
An extension of the deal brokered by the United Nations between Russia and Ukraine on grain exports through Black Sea ports remains uncertain.
3 March 2023 News
Calf prices: increased beef-sired calves see prices ease
The demand for Friesian bull calves remains quite stable, while a jump in beef-sired calf numbers has seen prices ease back from the highs of the early season.
1 March 2023 Markets
UK exports rebound
UK agrifood exports recover much of the market that was lost with the introduction of Brexit in January 2021.
22 February 2023 News
US farm exports grow by 10% in 2022
The lift in export values was driven primarily by increased commodity prices, as overall traded volumes across the main product categories was back on 2021 levels.
12 February 2023 News
Thrive weekly roundup: final phase for 24-month system and top dairy-beef news
This week's dairy-beef update looks at the final few feeding weeks for stock coming ready for slaughter and has a roundup of this week's main dairy-beef news stories from feed prices to calf exports.
4 February 2023 Management
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from USA, China, New Zealand and the EU.
1 February 2023 World
Netherlands proposes live export ban
Adam Woods has the latest on EU policy changes around European live exports.
1 February 2023 Markets
European agriculture ministers advise against animal transport ban
A meeting of EU agriculture ministers on Monday saw member states call for an impact assessment of any European Commission proposals for animal welfare regulation changes.
30 January 2023 News