Beef Kill

Beef kill: Cattle numbers remain slow and steady

Beef kill: Cattle numbers remain slow and steady

Last week’s beef kill composition has remained relatively similar overall to the previous week with the total number of cattle...

September 7, 2021

Beef kill: Steer cattle make up almost 50% of national kill

Beef kill: Steer cattle make up almost 50% of national kill

Just under 50% of the beef cattle processed at factories approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

September 2, 2021

Beef kill: 2,200 head/week behind last year on average

Beef kill: 2,200 head/week behind last year on average

The number of beef cattle processed in the first 33 weeks of 2021 has fallen by 73,294 head when compared...

August 25, 2021

Beef kill: Factory ploy to pull prices fails to bolster kill

Beef kill: Factory ploy to pull prices fails to bolster kill

Last week’s move by beef-processing facilities in Ireland to pull cattle prices has failed to draw out any significantly higher...

August 18, 2021

56% of NI prime cattle beef kill from suckler-bred stock

56% of NI prime cattle beef kill from suckler-bred stock

During the second quarter of 2021, suckler-bred cattle accounted for 56% of the total prime cattle beef kill in Northern...

August 15, 2021

Beef kill falls 3,000 head behind previous week

Beef kill falls 3,000 head behind previous week

Last week’s national beef kill has fallen by over 3,000 head of cattle when compared to cattle throughput figures from...

August 11, 2021

Beef kill falls over 70,000 head of cattle behind last year

Beef kill falls over 70,000 head of cattle behind last year

Figures on the national beef kill, released by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) this week, indicate...

August 5, 2021

Beef kill: Throughput dips in cow and heifer categories

Beef kill: Throughput dips in cow and heifer categories

After five consecutive weeks of throughput increases in beef processing facilities approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

July 27, 2021

Beef kill: Throughput rises for fifth consecutive week

Beef kill: Throughput rises for fifth consecutive week

Cattle throughput at slaughter plants approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has increased for a...

July 20, 2021

Beef kill now over 60,000 head behind last year’s levels

Beef kill now over 60,000 head behind last year’s levels

Figures released by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today, Tuesday, July 13, have confirmed that the national...

July 14, 2021

Beef kill falls further behind last year’s throughput

Beef kill falls further behind last year’s throughput

This year’s total beef kill has continued to fall behind the number of cattle processed as of this time last...

July 6, 2021

Factory cattle throughput falls 50,000 head behind last year

Factory cattle throughput falls 50,000 head behind last year

Cattle throughput in slaughter plants approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has fallen by over...

July 1, 2021

Beef kill: Throughput rises marginally on previous week

Beef kill: Throughput rises marginally on previous week

The national beef kill in Ireland for the week commencing Monday, June 21, has marginally increased when compared to the...

June 30, 2021

Beef trade: All quotes hold firm despite talk of dropping cow prices

Beef trade: All quotes hold firm despite talk of dropping cow prices

In the beef trade this week, we are seeing prices offered for cull cows still holding the same footing as...

May 11, 2021

Beef trade: Positive price trends continue for the first week of May

Beef trade: Positive price trends continue for the first week of May

In the beef trade this week, the reduced kill-days due to the bank holiday seems to be taking the pressure...

May 5, 2021

120,000 fewer cattle available for slaughter in 2021 – Bord Bia

120,000 fewer cattle available for slaughter in 2021 – Bord Bia

It has been confirmed by Joe Burke from Bord Bia, that the cattle supply available for slaughter is expected to...

April 29, 2021

Beef kill: Year-on-year cattle throughput behind by 10.5%

Beef kill: Year-on-year cattle throughput behind by 10.5%

The beef kill in 2021 is finding it hard to reach the cumulative figure achieved during the same period in...

April 24, 2021

Beef trade: Keep the ball moving, as quotes rise again

Beef trade: Keep the ball moving, as quotes rise again

In the beef trade this week, we are seeing prices move more sharply to a base for heifers of €4.00/kg,...

April 13, 2021