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Beef
NI Trends: prime heifers commanding higher prices; demand for lamb improving
Kieran Mailey
Processors in Northern Ireland have left beef prices unchanged, but heifers are an easier sell than steers. Demand for lambs is gaining momentum.
28 September 2022 News
Hide and offal adding more value to beef
Strong performance of offal values helped drive up the price of beef in the first half of this year.
28 September 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady despite factory talk
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
Sky’s the limit for organics – McConalogue
Declan Marren reports from the Teagasc/Bord Bia/Department of Agriculture farm walk on John Purcell's farm in Co Tipperary.
28 September 2022 Management
Quotes steady with a little more interest in stock
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
26 September 2022 Markets
Farmer views: ‘The future is looking alright but the expenses are killing us’
The Irish Farmers Journal asked farmers at this week’s Ploughing about the event, their current outlook for the farm sector and what they’d like to see in Budget 2023.
21 September 2022 News
NI Trends: tight supplies underpin cattle prices; fat lamb trade steadies
There is no change to prime cattle prices in Northern Ireland, with factory lambs also holding firm.
21 September 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: factories tighten grip on trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
21 September 2022 Markets
Bord Bia ‘concerned’ about threats to EU beef price
Bord Bia interim CEO Michael Murphy addressed industry leaders at the Irish Farmers Journal’s breakfast briefing at the Ploughing on Wednesday.
21 September 2022 News
Factories take advantage of looming high-cost winter
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished stock.
19 September 2022 Markets
NI Trends: beef price holds firm as supplies tighten; lamb price improving
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding firm, with some indications of tight supplies. Lamb prices continue to harden as the live trade improves.
14 September 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady despite factory threats
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished cattle.
14 September 2022 Markets