Positive start to 2024 for beef and sheep markets
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Bord Bia sheepmeat and livestock manager Seamus McMenamin and beef sector manager Mark Zeig analyse beef and sheep markets.
20 February 2024 Markets
Beef prices: factories continue to apply pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory prices for finished animals.
16 February 2024 News
Factories showing ‘no regard’ for beef farmers - IFA
The IFA said that the facts of the market are very much at odds with the negative messages coming from some factories.
Positive outlook for 2024 beef trade
Adam Woods reports from the Bord Bia meat marketing seminar held in Naas, Co Kildare.
31 January 2024 Markets
China isn’t silver bullet for beef
Reopening China is a good news story, but it will be a slow burn rather than an instant market for Irish beef exports.
26 January 2024 News
Positivity dominates 2024 price predictions
So what’s the beef outlook? The experts suggest 2024 is expected to see a further fall (1.3%) in EU beef output.
24 January 2024 Viewpoints
Accessing more markets crucial for beef – Minister Heydon
While the UK will remain an important destination for agri-food exports, accessing more markets will allow the sector to maximise returns, Minister Heydon said.
24 January 2024 News
Ireland benefits from EU promotions - Bord Bia
Promoting European agri-food goods, rather than just Irish goods, can pay dividends for beef and lamb exports, according to Bord Bia.
24 January 2024 News
€5,000 down, €20,000 to go, as IBLA seeks court injunction against ICBF
Chair of the IBLA, Eoin Donnelly, said “this isn’t just a SCEP issue, this is a National Beef herd issue”, reports Shanon Kinahan.
24 January 2024 Pedigree
2023: a year of two halves for the beef trade
Adam Woods takes a look back at the 2023 beef trade and looks forward to what 2024 could hold in store for Irish beef finishers.
24 January 2024 News
Beef Trends: dairy influence causing concern
Adam Woods has the latest on this week's beef trade, including where the latest factory quotes are at.
24 January 2024 Markets
Date announced for first ICBF beef stakeholder forum
Three-hour meeting next week as tensions run high.
23 January 2024 Breeding & health