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Beef
Dawn ‘hopeful’ to maintain ‘reasonably good’ beef price
Barry Murphy
Group development manager Paul Nolan says inflation is impacting consumers’ ability to pay higher prices for Irish beef but remains optimistic about markets.
14 August 2022 Newford Farm
Newford Farm update: first 20 heifers drafted for slaughter
The heifers were drafted off grass and achieved an average carcase weight of 290kg at an average of 17.5 months of age.
10 August 2022 Markets
Lighter carcases presenting problems for processors
Adam Woods reports from the THRIVE dairy calf to beef open day in Cashel this week.
Hot competition in commercial classes in Tullamore
Adam Woods previews the commercial classes at the 2022 Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show.
3 August 2022 Tullamore Show
Newford update: TB identification measures and weighing bullocks
All suckler cows and 2021-born heifers will undergo blood testing next week in a bid to identify any animals which may spreading TB through the herd.
17 July 2022 Newford Farm
Newford Farm: 10 week breeding season draws to a close
From the 82 cows put forward for breeding 61 cows were inseminated once, 19 cows received one repeat insemination and three cows were inseminated on three occasions.
3 July 2022 Newford Farm
DairyBeef500 to target net margin of €500/ha
DairyBeef500 is led by Teagasc and will promote the adoption of best practice at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the beef sector.
23 June 2022 News
Opinion: Fine Gael fighting for the farming vote
The battle for the rural and farming vote is likely to heat up this summer, as an election became much more likely this week.
21 May 2022 Opinion
Politics at play at Fine Gael farming gig
The new agriculture forum's elected chair Eddie Downey was backed by Helen McEntee, while Pat Deering received support from McEntee's erstwhile Meath east running mate, Regina Doherty.
11 May 2022 Dealer
Greater management of dairy herd needed, says Dawn Meats executive
Too many calves not suitable for beef, says Dawn Meats executive at Fine Gael conference.
7 May 2022 News
Dawn Meats ordered to pay farmer ex-worker over €12,550
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the former worker was unfairly dismissed from his role.
4 May 2022 News
Newford Farm update: TB remains a niggling issue
There were two homebred heifers identified as TB reactors in the latest test carried out a fortnight ago.
1 May 2022 Newford Farm