Beef

Limousins stretch across Ireland

Limousins stretch across Ireland

In Focus: The Irish Limousin Cattle Society is one of the largest cattle society’s in Ireland. The Limousin breed was...

August 29, 2013

BVD, Johne’s disease, CellCheck think-in Animal Health Ireland

BVD, Johne’s disease, CellCheck think-in Animal Health Ireland

Animal Health Ireland’s (AHI) annual conference is in Rochestown Park Hotel, Co Cork on 23 October. The morning session on...

August 22, 2013

Cattle supplies running 80,700 higher compared to last year, latest market report

Cattle supplies running 80,700 higher compared to last year, latest market report

The cattle trade settled down this week in response to some increase in market demand underpinning the trade, despite the ongoing...

August 9, 2013

7,424 cattle, 22,000 lambs shipped to Libya

7,424 cattle, 22,000 lambs shipped to Libya

More than 7,424 cattle and almost 22,000 lambs have been shipped to Libya this year. This is according to the Irish...

August 7, 2013

Latest IBR disease info from Animal Health Ireland

Latest IBR disease info from Animal Health Ireland

Animal Health Ireland has this week updated the IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis) section on its website. It now includes a FAQ...

August 7, 2013

People more conscious of food ingredients – FSAI

People more conscious of food ingredients – FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has published research into the impact of the horse meat contamination issue on...

July 29, 2013

EU considers meat labelling

EU considers meat labelling

At the latest meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 15 July, the Dutch delegation proposed that meat from...

July 23, 2013

Beef price reduction out of line with market, ICMSA

Beef price reduction out of line with market, ICMSA

The current strategy being adopted by meat processors of cutting prices when there is an on-going shortage of beef in...

July 19, 2013

Singapore Inspectors assess NI Beef Production

Singapore Inspectors assess NI Beef Production

A team of four senior veterinarians from Singapore have visited beef and animal feed production premises in Northern Ireland as...

July 10, 2013

DARD proposes voluntary Bovine Testing

DARD proposes voluntary Bovine Testing

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) has launched a consultation on a proposal to introduce compulsory testing...

July 9, 2013

High Beef Prices Continue to Threaten Consumer Appetite

High Beef Prices Continue to Threaten Consumer Appetite

The Rabobank’s Global Cattle Price Index continued to fall through May, down 6% relative to Q1 2013 on the back...

July 9, 2013

28,000 beef kill this week, despite 40,000 target, IFA

28,000 beef kill this week, despite 40,000 target, IFA

UPDATE: Meat processing factories are restricting beef kill to artificially back up supplies and pull prices, according to the Irish Farmers...

July 4, 2013

Tesco beef labelling move will boost competition, IFA

Tesco beef labelling move will boost competition, IFA

UPDATE: The latest developments in Tescos in retail labelling protocols on beef has been welcomed by the Irish Farmers Association...

June 24, 2013

Schmallenberg meetings under way

Schmallenberg meetings under way

Following the granting of a license to MSD Animal Health to market the new Schmallenberg vaccine in Ireland, five information...

June 18, 2013

Extra farm fund for BVD wipeout

Extra farm fund for BVD wipeout

Funding is to be made available to farmers who have multiple cases of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) infected calves. The payment...

June 12, 2013

Pure Friesian

Pure Friesian

The Irish Pure Friesian Open Day 2013 will be held on the Ballykennedy herd of  brothers John and Michael O’...

June 11, 2013

IFA beef about Canada ahead of G8 summit

IFA beef about Canada ahead of G8 summit

The Irish beef sector cannot be sacrificed amid growing concerns of a Canadian-EU beef imports trade deal, the Irish Farmers Association (IFA)...

June 7, 2013

Burger King deal fit for a king

Burger King deal fit for a king

Burger King has signed a deal with Kepak that it will take supplies from the Kepak, Ballybay meat plant. The fast food...

June 6, 2013