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Beef
Thrive weekly roundup: picture report of finished cattle and Friesian bull query
Declan Marren
The dairy-beef programme roundup this week includes an in-picture slaughter report from the demo farm and deals with a common query on the lack of Friesian bulls in the Thrive programme.
30 November 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: prime kill drops another 1,000 head
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle
30 November 2022 Breeding & health
Thrive: why are there no Friesian bulls in the programme?
Declan Marren outlines why the Thrive programme is concentrating only on beef-sired dairy beef stock.
Cattle stolen from Kilkenny farm
It is understood around 20 animals were stolen from the farm in the Bonnetsrath area of the county.
29 November 2022 News
Cork cattle thefts leave farmers seeking crackdown
Farmers in west Cork are seeking a Garda crackdown on cattle thefts in their locality, as several have had cattle taken under similar circumstances in recent years.
25 November 2022 News
My pet cow
Anna Smyth from Co Cavan wrote to IFJ Junior about 741, her pet cow.
23 November 2022 Farmer Writes
Camera at the Mart: weanlings still coming out in Carnaross
Adam Woods reports from Carnaross Mart's weekly weanling sale on Tuesday night.
16 November 2022 Markets
Have a go at the 2022 Irish Farmers Journal/Macra Know Your Agriculture Quiz
The 2022 Macra Know Your Agriculture quiz, sponsored by the Irish Farmers Journal, took place this evening at the Ballykisteen Hotel in Tipperary. Why not try the quiz, see how many you get.
31 October 2022 Opinion
Beef Trends: farmer frustration mounting
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
12 October 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: heifers the highlight of October trade
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade and has all the news on what’s been happening in marts this week.
12 October 2022 Markets
Beef finisher frustration building
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest quotes for finished cattle
10 October 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: plainer cattle an easier trade in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from Carriagllen Mart’s Monday night general cattle sale.
28 September 2022 Markets