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beef prices

Strong factory appetite and a focus on maximising throughput is leaving sellers in a stronger position.
By Darren Carty on 14 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: beef prices and Brexit
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 4 December 2017.
By Amy Forde on 04 December 2017
Some marts have seen the numbers of dairy cull cows passing through almost double in the last week.
By Nathan Tuffy on 30 November 2017
Last week’s kill increased 563 to 39,826 bringing the annual kill to 1,578,901, an increase of 91,034 on the same period in 2016.
By Darren Carty on 30 November 2017
There is no sign of any slowdown in the beef trade, with factory appetite still remarkably strong.
By Darren Carty on 27 November 2017
Last week's beef kill was the highest since October 2008, reports Darren Carty.
By Darren Carty on 23 November 2017
With dairy farmers drying off cows, the number of empty cull cows on offer is much increased. Buyer activity is strong for all good-quality types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 23 November 2017
A combination of prices rising 5c/kg and enticing more cattle forward and factories working exceptionally hard to lift throughput has underpinned the kill rising 748 head to 39,263.
By Darren Carty on 23 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: stamp duty and beef prices
In the news today, Monday 20 November: relief for farmers on stamp duty, beef prices are up across Europe and trade was lively at Balla Mart on Saturday.
By Peter McCann on 19 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: milk prices, rural crime and beef prices
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Thursday 17 November.
By Patrick Donohoe on 16 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: fodder relief, beef prices and BPS
In the news today, 16 November 2017: a fodder relief scheme is in the works, beef prices are up and thousands of farmers are waiting for BPS payments.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 November 2017
Prices are on the rise as the cattle kill is on track to be the highest in more than 10 years.
By Darren Carty on 16 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: beef prices up, Japan and Science Week
In the news today, Tuesday 14 Novemember: a welcome lift in beef prices, we continue to follow the Irish trade mission to Japan and climate change is up for discussion at the Oireachtas.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 November 2017
In a wide ranging interview, CEO of Kepak’s Meat Division Sean Coffey speaks to Lorcan Allen about the global meat markets and the pressure in UK retail.
By Lorcan Allen on 11 November 2017
The next two to three weeks is a vital period for factories to source enough beef for Christmas orders, with signs of supplies tightening in some areas.
By Darren Carty on 06 November 2017
Supply and demand dynamics are finely balanced, with last week’s recovery in throughput giving factories access to higher numbers.
By Darren Carty on 02 November 2017
EU consumer demand for beef dips
A report from the AHDB has shown a decrease in consumer demand for beef across France, Italy and Spain, but a sharp 11% increase in Germany.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 27 October 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: beef prices, farm safety and bluetongue
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Monday 23 October.
By Patrick Donohoe on 23 October 2017
Factories are anxious for steers and heifers, with numbers starting to tighten, but are very slow to exceed a base of €3.75/kg for steers and €3.85/kg for heifers.
By Darren Carty on 23 October 2017
The beef kill hit 38,248 last week, with increased numbers going to the factories, making it the highest weekly kill since 2010.
By Amy Forde on 19 October 2017
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