Live Export

Last consignment of pedigree Angus heifers hit for Kazakhstan

Last consignment of pedigree Angus heifers hit for Kazakhstan

A consignment of 295 pedigree Angus heifers have left this week for Kazakhstan. Over the past three months, over 1,000...

October 14, 2020

Bulls to depart Waterford for Libya tonight

Bulls to depart Waterford for Libya tonight

Additional reporting by Michael Geary A load of young bulls is expected to leave Ireland for Libya tonight (Monday, October...

October 5, 2020

2,000 young bulls wanted for export to Libya

2,000 young bulls wanted for export to Libya

A consignment of bulls is currently being sought for the Libyan market, with 2,000 animals wanted. The exporter – Curzon...

October 1, 2020

‘No departure date agreed’ for shipload of bulls bound for Libya

‘No departure date agreed’ for shipload of bulls bound for Libya

No departure date has been agreed as of yet for a shipload of bulls destined for Libya, the Department of...

September 22, 2020

Pics: Loading 1,900 bulls bound for Libya in Co. Cork

Pics: Loading 1,900 bulls bound for Libya in Co. Cork

On Wednesday morning, July 29, Curzon Livestock – the Cork-based exporting firm – loaded approximately 1,900 bulls on a boat...

August 1, 2020

Friesian and coloured bulls wanted for export

Friesian and coloured bulls wanted for export

A consignment of bulls is currently being sought for the Libyan market. The exporter – Curzon Livestock – is procuring...

July 9, 2020

1,000 pedigree Angus heifers wanted for export

1,000 pedigree Angus heifers wanted for export

An Irish exporter has secured a contract for a consignment of pedigree Angus heifers destined for Eastern Europe. The exporter...

June 29, 2020

Waterford-based export firm sourcing bulls for Libya

Waterford-based export firm sourcing bulls for Libya

An Irish exporting company is currently preparing an order for the Libyan market. Purcell Brothers, the Waterford-based firm, is now...

April 14, 2020

Friesian bulls wanted for export

Friesian bulls wanted for export

A consignment of bulls is currently being sought for the Libyan market. The exporter – Curzon Livestock – is procuring...

December 6, 2019

Department bans live exports to Italy due to hot weather

Department bans live exports to Italy due to hot weather

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued a ban on live exports to Italy over the weekend...

August 9, 2019

Live export ban in place from tomorrow

Live export ban in place from tomorrow

A temporary live export ban has been issued by the Department of Agriculture,  Food and the Marine for tomorrow, Saturday,...

July 19, 2019

Live export ban in place due to European heatwave

Live export ban in place due to European heatwave

A ban on live exports to European countries has been introduced as a temporary measure on the back of a...

June 26, 2019

Dairy calf exports: ‘Some disruption expected in early 2019’

Dairy calf exports: ‘Some disruption expected in early 2019’

Some disruption is expected to hit the vital live export of calves from the country’s dairy herd early this season,...

January 14, 2019

2,000 bulls to leave Irish shores for Turkey next week

2,000 bulls to leave Irish shores for Turkey next week

An Irish exporter is preparing to ship approximately 2,000 cattle to Turkey next week. Viastar, the Meath-based exporting company, is...

April 30, 2018

Chief vet urges farmers to respond to live export consultation

Chief vet urges farmers to respond to live export consultation

Northern Ireland’s chief veterinary officer Robert Huey has urged the industry to respond to a UK-wide review on the live...

April 10, 2018

‘Live export trade to Egypt moves a step closer to resuming’

‘Live export trade to Egypt moves a step closer to resuming’

The veterinary certificate negotiated by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine for fattening cattle for live export to Egypt...

August 2, 2017

Over 100 pedigree Irish Herefords depart for Russia

Over 100 pedigree Irish Herefords depart for Russia

A total of 100 pedigree Irish Hereford heifers, which are in-calf, and one pedigree Hereford bull have departed Ireland for...

May 26, 2017

‘Live cattle exports will help boost beef farmers incomes’

‘Live cattle exports will help boost beef farmers incomes’

Live export of cattle must be encouraged and supported by the Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland to help boost...

October 2, 2016