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Northern Ireland
Irish U3 beef prices ahead of NI
Kieran Mailey
Beef prices in Ireland has strengthened in recent weeks and have edged ahead of prices in Northern Ireland.
13 December 2017 News
DAERA move on cattle IDQ status
Nearly 1,000 cattle have had an IDQ status removed in recent weeks by DAERA vets.
28 June 2017 News
Most cattle queries resolved pre-slaughter
There has not been a spike in the number of cattle excluded from the food chain as a result of new rules on animal identification.
14 lambs slaughtered in Dublin field
A Co Dublin farmer was met with the sight of a stream of blood in his field with 14 lambs missing.
4 May 2016 News
Beef cattle heading north to south
Over 500 beef cattle have crossed the Irish border from north to south for direct slaughter in each of the last two weeks.
27 April 2016 News
Oakdale Meats Ltd put up for sale
A Co Armagh abattoir business is on the market for offers in the region of £1.5m.
13 April 2016 News
Letter regarding bull slaughter
'Because he was severely limping, we wanted to get him slaughtered as close to home as possible.' - Claudia Gisler, Trim, Co Meath.
21 October 2015 Letters
Heavy deductions on plain cattle at slaughter
With plainer type cattle outside British supermarket specifications, it has resulted in significant deductions being applied at slaughter.
7 January 2015 News
Farmers resist higher charges at slaughter
The Ulster Farmers' Union has called on ABP to apply an immediate reduction in their kill charges at slaughter.
30 December 2014 News
Perplexed by lack of info on fat lambs at slaughter
The inability of meat plants to provide carcass information against individual tag numbers means valuable information is being lost, argues Derek Robinson.
26 November 2014 News
Tightening beef supplies likely to rise beef prices
Against the backdrop of weak Irish beef prices, the main exporting regions of the world are experiencing high demand and record prices.
8 October 2014 News
Beef prices: €300 cattle price difference between Ireland and Britain
Cattle finishers in Britain are obtaining €300/head more than finishers in Ireland for equivalent cattle.
1 October 2014 News