Beef

Meat Industry Ireland insists cattle prices remains 6pc higher than last year

Meat Industry Ireland insists cattle prices remains 6pc higher than last year

Meat Industry Ireland has defended the current cattle price. Speaking to AgriLand, Cormac Healy, director of MII, said: “Prices have come...

July 31, 2013

Beef price drop €3.5m loss ICMSA

Beef price drop €3.5m loss ICMSA

Beef farmers have suffered a €3.5m loss in three weeks due to the reduction of beef prices by processors since...

July 30, 2013

IFA demands stable cattle prices

IFA demands stable cattle prices

An Irish Farmers Association (IFA) livestock delegation led by President John Bryan met with senior meat factory managers and Meat...

July 30, 2013

People more conscious of food ingredients – FSAI

People more conscious of food ingredients – FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has published research into the impact of the horse meat contamination issue on...

July 29, 2013

Meat Industry Ireland defends cattle prices amid criticism from IFA, ICMSA

Meat Industry Ireland defends cattle prices amid criticism from IFA, ICMSA

Meat Industry Ireland has this morning defended the reduction in the price for cattle for the past weeks amid increasing...

July 23, 2013

EU considers meat labelling

EU considers meat labelling

At the latest meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 15 July, the Dutch delegation proposed that meat from...

July 23, 2013

Beef price reduction out of line with market, ICMSA

Beef price reduction out of line with market, ICMSA

The current strategy being adopted by meat processors of cutting prices when there is an on-going shortage of beef in...

July 19, 2013

Irish cattle exports rise by 75 per cent

Irish cattle exports rise by 75 per cent

Department of Agriculture figures for live exports up to mid-June show a 75 per cent recovery in shipments compared to...

July 17, 2013

Agreement with China for export of horses

Agreement with China for export of horses

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD, today welcomed the agreement of the Chinese authorities to...

July 15, 2013

Animal Transporters warned of Hot Weather Risks

Animal Transporters warned of Hot Weather Risks

Farmers and hauliers are reminded to take extra care to protect any livestock when transporting them during warm weather. A...

July 11, 2013

Department of Agriculture warns of Heat Stress

Department of Agriculture warns of Heat Stress

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today reminded all farmers and transporters of livestock that animals are at...

July 10, 2013

Singapore Inspectors assess NI Beef Production

Singapore Inspectors assess NI Beef Production

A team of four senior veterinarians from Singapore have visited beef and animal feed production premises in Northern Ireland as...

July 10, 2013

Ban on Irish Beef and Sheepmeat in Gulf Region Lifted

Ban on Irish Beef and Sheepmeat in Gulf Region Lifted

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney today welcomed a milestone decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)...

July 9, 2013

DARD proposes voluntary Bovine Testing

DARD proposes voluntary Bovine Testing

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) has launched a consultation on a proposal to introduce compulsory testing...

July 9, 2013

High Beef Prices Continue to Threaten Consumer Appetite

High Beef Prices Continue to Threaten Consumer Appetite

The Rabobank’s Global Cattle Price Index continued to fall through May, down 6% relative to Q1 2013 on the back...

July 9, 2013

Farmers Should Reject Beef Cuts – IFA

Farmers Should Reject Beef Cuts – IFA

 IFA National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns said farmers selling cattle should demand last week’s price and reject any price cuts...

July 8, 2013

ICSA disappointed at efforts to cut beef price

ICSA disappointed at efforts to cut beef price

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) said it is extremely disappointed at attempts by meat processors to cut...

July 6, 2013

28,000 beef kill this week, despite 40,000 target, IFA

28,000 beef kill this week, despite 40,000 target, IFA

UPDATE: Meat processing factories are restricting beef kill to artificially back up supplies and pull prices, according to the Irish Farmers...

July 4, 2013