Cattle

€16,000 worth of cattle stolen from Dungannon farm

€16,000 worth of cattle stolen from Dungannon farm

South Tyrone beef farmer Robert Capper had 10 prime Charolais heifers stolen from lands they were grazing on the outskirts...

October 23, 2014

Last week sees highest beef kill of the year to date

Last week sees highest beef kill of the year to date

Department figures also show cattle supplies at export meat plants for the week ending October 10 stood at 35,037 head, which...

October 16, 2014

Getting purchased cattle off to the best possible start

Getting purchased cattle off to the best possible start

With the autumn sales starting to gather pace and expecting to peak over the next 4-6 weeks, there is strong...

October 9, 2014

Brazilian meat processors can’t get enough cattle

Brazilian meat processors can’t get enough cattle

JBS director Jerry O’ Callaghan told ASA conference delegates that the biggest challenges facing his company is that of procuring...

September 16, 2014

Reward for delivering in-spec cattle is abundantly obvious

Reward for delivering in-spec cattle is abundantly obvious

The mystery of how British prime cattle prices rose by 4p-5p last week (w/e September 6) despite a 12% increase...

September 15, 2014

O’Neill welcomes progress on cattle residencies

O’Neill welcomes progress on cattle residencies

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has welcomed efforts made by the beef industry in the north to resolve the...

August 28, 2014

No progress yet on cattle residency issues in Northern Ireland

No progress yet on cattle residency issues in Northern Ireland

There has been no progress yet on finding a solution to the issue of the number of ‘residencies’ cattle can...

August 18, 2014

Farmers resisting unjustified lower quotes for cattle says IFA

Farmers resisting unjustified lower quotes for cattle says IFA

Farmers are resisting unjustified lower quotes from factories for cattle this week, according to the IFA which says processors are...

August 13, 2014

ICSA to meet Michelle O’Neill on store cattle exports

ICSA to meet Michelle O’Neill on store cattle exports

A spokesperson for the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has confirmed to Agriland that the organisation’s President Patrick...

July 8, 2014

‘There are no nomad cattle in Ireland’

‘There are no nomad cattle in Ireland’

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, has told Agriland that she totally disagrees with the...

April 17, 2014

Young cattle benefit most from early turnout

Young cattle benefit most from early turnout

Young, growing cattle benefit most from an earlier start to the grazing season, according to Pat McCambridge in the latest...

April 1, 2014

Fury at ‘residency’ penalties on Northern cattle

Fury at ‘residency’ penalties on Northern cattle

Hampton Hewitt, owner of Markethill Livestock Mart in Co Armagh, has indicated to AgriLand that the decision taken by the...

February 16, 2014

Comment: EID for cattle – the debate is on

Comment: EID for cattle – the debate is on

The European Commission favours the use of electronic identification (EID) for cattle. Assuming the idea gets the green light from...

January 11, 2014

Probe under way on TLT cattle

Probe under way on TLT cattle

The Receiver appointed by HSBC over animal exporter TLT International has provided an update on the progress made to date...

November 28, 2013

A measured approach

A measured approach

The View from Northern Ireland: As ground conditions start to deteriorate on beef farms and cattle are housed for the...

October 25, 2013