Beef

Mart Report: Heifers and bullocks at Delvin Mart

Mart Report: Heifers and bullocks at Delvin Mart

There was a large showing of cattle at the weekly cattle sale at Delvin Mart with over 350 cows, heifers...

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Agri-industry is ‘strong platform for indigenous biomethane production’

Agri-industry is ‘strong platform for indigenous biomethane production’

Indigenous biomethane is an “untapped resource that can reduce emissions in transport by one million tonnes, while advancing emissions reduction...

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UK beef price approaches €5/kg as Irish price lags

UK beef price approaches €5/kg as Irish price lags

Beef prices in the UK are continuing to increase and for the week ending Saturday, November 27, the average R3...

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Copa-Cogeca: Animal transport review needs solid science

Copa-Cogeca: Animal transport review needs solid science

Any revisions to animal transport should be based on solid science, according to the representative body for farmers and cooperatives...

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Only 17% of cattle farms considered economically viable – report

Only 17% of cattle farms considered economically viable – report

The recently published Teagasc National Farm Survey 2020 Sustainability Report reveals economic differences including profitability between dairy, cattle, sheep and...

December 3, 2021

International market for grass-fed beef to increase in value – LMC

International market for grass-fed beef to increase in value – LMC

According to Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, the international market for grass-fed beef is to increase...

December 3, 2021

Online sale of in-calf heifers to take place this evening

Online sale of in-calf heifers to take place this evening

The family-farming duo Wesley and John Breaden, based in Corduff, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, are set to host an on-farm, online...

December 3, 2021

Video: McGee sale sees top price of €18,000 for heifer

Video: McGee sale sees top price of €18,000 for heifer

The McGee family hosted their inaugural online-only sale of production heifers last weekend, in conjunction with Mid-Tipp Mart and MartEye....

December 3, 2021

Calves: Concerns over possible ban on transport under 5 weeks of age

Calves: Concerns over possible ban on transport under 5 weeks of age

A proposed ban on the transport of unweaned calves under the age of five weeks may ultimately lead to animal...

December 2, 2021

Charolais Christmas Cracker Bull Sale set for Elphin

Charolais Christmas Cracker Bull Sale set for Elphin

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society is set to host its ‘Christmas Cracker Bull Sale’ at Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon, this...

December 2, 2021

Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

A bumper entry of livestock attracted tremendous crowds for the 2021 Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Beef and Lamb Championships....

December 2, 2021

Methane-measurement study reveals positive findings for the beef sector

Methane-measurement study reveals positive findings for the beef sector

The first large-scale characterisation of methane emissions in Irish beef cattle has shown that some beef cattle can produce up...

December 2, 2021

Agricultural land prices – huge variation across EU

Agricultural land prices – huge variation across EU

There is a huge variation in agricultural land prices across the European Union (EU), according to Eurostat, the statistical office...

December 2, 2021

CAP: Macra president outlines  key ‘unaddressed’ issues

CAP: Macra president outlines key ‘unaddressed’ issues

“The elevation of generational renewal to one of the nine key objectives to be delivered under this CAP is a...

December 2, 2021

Ballinakill Mart set to host Aubrac herd dispersal sale

Ballinakill Mart set to host Aubrac herd dispersal sale

Ballinakill Mart in Co. Laois is set to host a dispersal sale of the Aubrac herd belonging to James and...

December 2, 2021

Scope for a further rise in beef price of over 15c/kg – IFA

Scope for a further rise in beef price of over 15c/kg – IFA

Factory quotes for beef cattle “are not reflecting the strength of the market in the prices returned to farmers”, according...

December 1, 2021

23 accolades for ABP at Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards

23 accolades for ABP at Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards

This year’s winners of the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards were recently announced at a virtual ceremony on celebrating...

December 1, 2021

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, December 1) confirmed that the balancing payments...

December 1, 2021