Beef

Cancer research body joins calls for clarity on red meat data

Cancer research body joins calls for clarity on red meat data

An international cancer research body has written to a leading medical journal outlining concerns about data used to determine the...

August 11, 2022

ABP wins 20 stars at 2022 Great Taste awards

ABP wins 20 stars at 2022 Great Taste awards

ABP has been awarded a total of 20 stars for 14 of its products at the prestigious annual 2022 Great...

August 4, 2022

Tributes paid following death of Co. Antrim cattle breeder

Tributes paid following death of Co. Antrim cattle breeder

Tributes have been paid following the passing of the well-known Co. Antrim-based Limousin cattle breeder, Ian Davidson. The British Limousin...

August 3, 2022

Balancing winter rations ‘crucial’ as silage results reveal pitfalls

Balancing winter rations ‘crucial’ as silage results reveal pitfalls

Farmers are being reminded that careful balancing of rations and analysing silage regularly this year will be vital for farmers...

August 2, 2022

Farmers advised to buy inputs now as further cost increases expected

Farmers advised to buy inputs now as further cost increases expected

The head of agri-procurement at a UK-based farmers co-operative has advised farmers that now is the time to secure their...

July 30, 2022

Meat production returning to pre-Covid-19 levels

Meat production returning to pre-Covid-19 levels

The latest market anyalsis by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is showing that the impact of the...

July 29, 2022

Red clover used as ‘rocket fuel’ on Antrim beef farm

Red clover used as ‘rocket fuel’ on Antrim beef farm

The potential to include red clover, in tandem with hybrid ryegrass varieties, within a silage sward has been highlighted by...

July 26, 2022

New BVD export requirements for NI cattle to ROI

New BVD export requirements for NI cattle to ROI

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has told Northern Ireland (NI) cattle exporters moving livestock to the...

July 26, 2022

AFBI research: Is virtual fencing the future?

AFBI research: Is virtual fencing the future?

Managing suckler cows and calves through the use of virtual fencing is a main plank of the beef research work...

July 26, 2022

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Farmers across the country took advantage of the hot, dry weather over the past two weeks by opting to secure...

July 26, 2022

New rules see Jalex sale ‘unable to facilitate’ export of heifers to the republic

New rules see Jalex sale ‘unable to facilitate’ export of heifers to the republic

New regulations on the export of cattle from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland has resulted in the Jalex...

July 22, 2022

If beef is too dear, consumers will stop buying it – livestock farmer

If beef is too dear, consumers will stop buying it – livestock farmer

If beef becomes too expensive in the shops, then consumers will stop buying it. In fact, this may already be...

July 22, 2022

Godfrey Neal bursary opens for young beef-stockpeople

Godfrey Neal bursary opens for young beef-stockpeople

The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society is now accepting applications for its Godfrey Neal bursary, whereby two young people (between the ages...

July 19, 2022

Crossmaglen Mart clamps down on unannounced anthelmintics

Crossmaglen Mart clamps down on unannounced anthelmintics

A livestock mart based in Northern Ireland has moved to tighten its policy on selling cattle that have been treated...

July 17, 2022

Burgers and sausage rolls prove to be ‘lovely jubilee’

Burgers and sausage rolls prove to be ‘lovely jubilee’

Burgers stole the crown at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, with around 50% more sold during the celebrations than in an...

July 16, 2022

‘Most likely, almost every steak and burger contains small pieces of plastic’

‘Most likely, almost every steak and burger contains small pieces of plastic’

A pilot study conducted by researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has found that nearly 80% of meat and dairy products...

July 12, 2022

Profits at risk if meat and dairy investors don’t engage in climate action – report

Profits at risk if meat and dairy investors don’t engage in climate action – report

A new report is warning that profits are at risk if investors do not engage with the meat and dairy...

July 12, 2022

Irish PGI application will also cover Northern Ireland

Irish PGI application will also cover Northern Ireland

Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has confirmed that the country’s application to the European Commission...

July 11, 2022