Calf Exports

Calf exports 50,000 head behind 2019 levels

Calf exports 50,000 head behind 2019 levels

Total Irish calf exports are currently running 50,000 head behind 2019 levels, according to recent figures published by Bord Bia....

July 15, 2021

Trials testing slow-releasing milk powder underway in Wicklow

Trials testing slow-releasing milk powder underway in Wicklow

Trials investigating slow-releasing milk powder are currently underway in Co. Wicklow, calf exporter and owner of the Wicklow Calf Company...

May 13, 2021

Irish delegation to meet Spanish and Dutch livestock importers

Irish delegation to meet Spanish and Dutch livestock importers

An Irish delegation is set to meet with both Spanish and Dutch livestock importers over the coming week, according to...

March 18, 2021

Calls for milk processors to subsidise and support calf exports

Calls for milk processors to subsidise and support calf exports

Additional reporting by Michael Carey Dairy calf exports have fallen significantly behind this year in comparison to the same period...

March 10, 2021

Calf exports running 22% ahead of last year

Calf exports running 22% ahead of last year

Dairy calf exports are significantly ahead this year in comparison to the same period last year, according to the latest...

March 5, 2021

Poll: How will calf exports fare in 2021?

Poll: How will calf exports fare in 2021?

As Irish farmers across the country begin calving season in earnest over the next few months, AgriLand wants to know...

February 4, 2021

‘Moove’ project to analyse health and welfare of calves travelling abroad

‘Moove’ project to analyse health and welfare of calves travelling abroad

Teagasc vets and researchers are undertaking a research project to establish baseline data on the health, welfare and behaviour of...

November 12, 2020

Calf exports running well behind 2019 levels

Calf exports running well behind 2019 levels

Calf exports from the Republic of Ireland to other European destinations are running well behind 2019 levels, figures from the...

May 7, 2020

Calf export trade hit with delays at some EU borders

Calf export trade hit with delays at some EU borders

The country’s calf export trade is experiencing delays at some border crossings, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine...

March 20, 2020

‘Full steam ahead’ for calf exports, despite fears of disruption by Covid-19

‘Full steam ahead’ for calf exports, despite fears of disruption by Covid-19

It is full steam ahead for calf exports this week despite rumors circulating that calf exports could be disrupted due...

March 19, 2020

Irish calf exports running 30% behind 2019 levels

Irish calf exports running 30% behind 2019 levels

Calf exports from the Republic of Ireland to other European destinations are running 32% behind 2019 levels, figures for the...

March 11, 2020

Approval granted for facilities for 600 extra calves in Cherbourg – IFA

Approval granted for facilities for 600 extra calves in Cherbourg – IFA

French authorities have given the go-ahead for the expansion of lairage facilities in Cherbourg which will increase capacity for an...

March 6, 2020

Dairy farmers looking to move calves off farm as favourable weather returns

Dairy farmers looking to move calves off farm as favourable weather returns

Fortunately, calf exports are up and running again this week after ferries were cancelled on Saturday, February 29, due to...

March 5, 2020

Calf exports: Adverse weather affects sailings once more

Calf exports: Adverse weather affects sailings once more

Unfortunately, the calf export trade has been disrupted again this week as poor weather conditions at sea continue. Sailings with...

February 27, 2020

Dairy calf registrations surge ahead to over 450,000 head

Dairy calf registrations surge ahead to over 450,000 head

There has been a marked increase in the number of dairy calf registrations this year, new figures show. Just over...

February 23, 2020

Calf exports: Early days; small numbers beginning to move

Calf exports: Early days; small numbers beginning to move

Dairy calf exports are significantly behind this year in comparison to the same period as last year, according to Department...

February 14, 2020

Additional calf lairage facilities increasingly likely in Cherbourg

Additional calf lairage facilities increasingly likely in Cherbourg

Additional calf lairage facilities to provide space for up to 800 extra calves is looking increasingly likely for spring in...

January 27, 2020

Rearing scheme ‘an important first step’ in supporting best calf care

Rearing scheme ‘an important first step’ in supporting best calf care

The announcement of a €1.5 million grant aid support package for calf feeding systems has been welcomed by the Irish...

December 19, 2019