Cattle Exports

Calf exports up 18% but store and adult cattle exports fall

Calf exports up 18% but store and adult cattle exports fall

The total number of calves exported from the Republic of Ireland to date this year has increased by 21,600 calves,...

June 11, 2022

Bord Bia visits Morocco to explore cattle export options

Bord Bia visits Morocco to explore cattle export options

Representatives from Bord Bia visited Morocco last week on a venture to explore opportunities for live-cattle exports to the region....

May 30, 2022

Calf exports up 20% despite spring sailing challenges

Calf exports up 20% despite spring sailing challenges

The latest cattle export data up to and including the week ending May 15, 2022, shows a 20% increase in...

May 26, 2022

Cattle exports: An overview of the first 12 weeks this year

Cattle exports: An overview of the first 12 weeks this year

The first 12 weeks of 2022 have been positive, overall, for Irish cattle exports (including calves). According to Bord Bia,...

April 8, 2022

2,000 Friesian bulls weighing over 200kg wanted for export

2,000 Friesian bulls weighing over 200kg wanted for export

A Co. Meath-based cattle exporter has announced it has secured a contract to supply 2,000 Friesian bulls to a north-African...

March 23, 2022

2021 cattle exports back 17% overall on 2019 levels

2021 cattle exports back 17% overall on 2019 levels

The total number of cattle exported from Ireland in 2021, has fallen by 17% or over 50,500 head when compared...

January 15, 2022

Cork-based exporter seeking 2,000 Friesian bulls for Libya

Cork-based exporter seeking 2,000 Friesian bulls for Libya

A Co. Cork-based cattle exporter has confirmed to Agriland it has begun sourcing “up to 2,000” Friesian bulls for export...

November 11, 2021

Northern customers buy over 50,000 Irish cattle this year

Northern customers buy over 50,000 Irish cattle this year

Cattle buyers in Northern Ireland are making their presence felt at mart rings around the Republic this year, as over...

September 13, 2021

Irish weanling exports plunge by over 20% on last year

Irish weanling exports plunge by over 20% on last year

Export figures for weanling cattle have taken a hit so far this year and are back by over 2,720 head,...

August 4, 2021

Revealed: Number of cattle exported north this year

Revealed: Number of cattle exported north this year

Figures for the number of Irish cattle exported to Northern Ireland (NI), for both direct slaughter and breeding, from January...

July 13, 2021

Surge in southern cattle being sent to factories in Northern Ireland

Surge in southern cattle being sent to factories in Northern Ireland

Imports of cattle from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Irish meat plants have surged in recent times with numbers...

June 23, 2020

Emerald Isle Beef Producers seeking cattle for weekly contracts

Emerald Isle Beef Producers seeking cattle for weekly contracts

Emerald Isle Beef Producers (EIBP) is currently sourcing cattle for many different outlets. Speaking to AgriLand, Eamon Corley of EIBP...

June 19, 2020

Creed urges livestock-export sector to consider ‘united’ representation

Creed urges livestock-export sector to consider ‘united’ representation

Representatives from Ireland’s livestock-export sector met with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, this morning (Thursday,...

February 28, 2019

Cork vet struck off for professional misconduct

Cork vet struck off for professional misconduct

A Co. Cork vet has been struck off the register by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) for professional misconduct,...

November 28, 2018

Kilkenny Mart: Exporters in the market for Angus, Hereford and Friesian weanling bulls

Kilkenny Mart: Exporters in the market for Angus, Hereford and Friesian weanling bulls

Last Tuesday (October 23), Kilkenny Mart held a weanling sale and a “good yard” of 380 weanlings met a lively...

October 27, 2018

Cattle exports to Northern Ireland drop by 52%

Cattle exports to Northern Ireland drop by 52%

The number of Irish cattle exported to Northern Ireland has dropped drastically, figures from the Department of Agriculture show. During...

March 14, 2018

Exporters awaiting ferry ‘green light’ before moving calves

Exporters awaiting ferry ‘green light’ before moving calves

Calf exporters are battling the elements in a bid to collect calves prior to this weekend. Storm Emma’s snow accumulations...

March 2, 2018

Over 1,000 Irish bulls take to the seas for Libya

Over 1,000 Irish bulls take to the seas for Libya

A boat carrying over 1,000 Friesian bulls left Greenore Port, Co. Louth, for Libya on Sunday, February 25. Organised by...

February 27, 2018