Live Exports

New Zealand government expected to announce end to live exports

New Zealand government expected to announce end to live exports

The New Zealand government is expected to end its live animal export trade. 1 NEWS in NZ is reporting that...

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Live Exports: 2,000 bulls wanted for shipment to Libya

Live Exports: 2,000 bulls wanted for shipment to Libya

A consignment of bulls is currently being sought for the Libyan market, with 2,000 males wanted. Exporters, Curzon Livestock, are...

March 30, 2021

Live exports: Over 80% rise in cattle exported to Northern Ireland in 2021

Live exports: Over 80% rise in cattle exported to Northern Ireland in 2021

Irish live exports have seen a boost in the number of cattle moving across the border to Northern Ireland this...

March 22, 2021

Live exports: ‘Not every country takes animal transport and welfare seriously’

Live exports: ‘Not every country takes animal transport and welfare seriously’

Ireland South MEP Billy Kelleher has said that Ireland is “well above the European standards in terms of what it insists...

March 12, 2021

Teagasc project on calf air transport delayed

Teagasc project on calf air transport delayed

The Teagasc project to test the feasibility of transporting calves by air has been delayed due to cargo airline capacity...

March 2, 2021

‘Some MEPs ideologically opposed to live animal transport’ – Kelleher

‘Some MEPs ideologically opposed to live animal transport’ – Kelleher

Some members of the European Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry on Protection of Animals During Transport are “ideologically opposed to the...

February 25, 2021

Cattle exports to NI rose from 34,000 in 2019 to 64,000 in 2020

Cattle exports to NI rose from 34,000 in 2019 to 64,000 in 2020

The number of cattle exported from the Republic to Northern Ireland in 2020 rose to 64,000 compared to 34,000 in...

February 22, 2021

Mart managers and breed societies stress ‘unworkable’ UK trade concern to minister

Mart managers and breed societies stress ‘unworkable’ UK trade concern to minister

The Mart Managers of Ireland (MMI) and a number of cattle breed societies have called on Minister for Agriculture, Food...

February 18, 2021

Live exports of animals down 25% last year compared to 2019

Live exports of animals down 25% last year compared to 2019

Live exports of animals were down 25% last year compared to 2019, according to Minister of State at the Department...

February 17, 2021

Petition launched to recognise importance of live exports

Petition launched to recognise importance of live exports

The Irish Livestock Stakeholders Association (ILSA) has launched a petition calling on the public to recognise the importance of live...

February 15, 2021

MEPs debate animal transport – but concerns raised over ‘terms of reference’

MEPs debate animal transport – but concerns raised over ‘terms of reference’

The latest meeting of the European Parliament Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport took place yesterday...

February 2, 2021

Irish MEP appointed full member of EU animal transport committee

Irish MEP appointed full member of EU animal transport committee

An Irish MEP has been appointed a full member of the European Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into Animal Transport (ANIT)....

January 19, 2021

Live cattle exports suffer decline in volume but rise in value

Live cattle exports suffer decline in volume but rise in value

It has been widely reported in previous months that the live export of Irish cattle to the continent of Europe...

January 16, 2021

Live exports: 2,950 bulls shipped to Turkey

Live exports: 2,950 bulls shipped to Turkey

One of the final consignments of live exports for 2020 set sail last weekend from Greenore port in Co. Louth....

December 22, 2020

‘Shockwaves’: Live exporters ‘deeply concerned’ with flying calves reports

‘Shockwaves’: Live exporters ‘deeply concerned’ with flying calves reports

Irish live exporters’ representative group the Irish Livestock Stakeholders Association (ILSA) has outlined its concern over recent reports in relation to...

December 21, 2020

‘Difficult’ veal situation ‘going to impact on demand for Irish calves in spring’

‘Difficult’ veal situation ‘going to impact on demand for Irish calves in spring’

The veal sector is in a “very difficult situation” and is expected to impact on demand for Irish calves in...

December 16, 2020

Live exports: 2,500 bulls destined for Libya

Live exports: 2,500 bulls destined for Libya

A consignment of approximately 2,500 bulls (consisting of Limousin, Charolais and Friesian breeding) set sail for Libya last week. The...

November 9, 2020

Live exports: Bulls set sail for Turkey

Live exports: Bulls set sail for Turkey

This week, a consignment of approximately 3,000 bull weanlings have been exported to Turkey. The boat set sail on Thursday...

November 1, 2020