In the news today: there is a €180/hd gap between beef factories, lamb litters are getting smaller and we rally support for the suckler sector.
By Michael Keaveny on 17 January 2018
The absence of information after animals go into the factory means farmers don't know how the price they get is worked out. Phelim O'Neill sheds some light on the subject.
By Phelim O'Neill on 14 January 2018
The beef trade in Northern Ireland is steady, with quotes at 354p/kg, although deals are on offer for finishers with bigger numbers. Hogget quotes are hitting 400p/kg.