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Beef
Over €6/kg beef price needed to cover costs
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look how escalating costs are hitting beef finishers.
5 April 2022 Management
Check finishing cattle have enough feed and lying space
Finishing cattle will be on to maximum concentrate intakes, so it is important that performance is not hindered by over-stocking in sheds.
23 February 2022 News
Watch back: finish or feed on webinar
This week's webinar focused on winter finishing, beef markets, world trade and beef price prospects for the rest of the year.
Bulls or bullocks, factories want them all this week
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including this week’s factory quotes for finished cattle.
21 February 2022 News
Making the call on which stores to kill out of the shed
When deciding on the merits of finishing stores out of the shed, following the following steps will help you make informed decisions.
12 February 2022 Management
Beef Trends: lift in demand will drive price
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
26 January 2022 Markets
Beef prices: cow beef is flavour of the month
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
24 January 2022 News
Higher feed costs add €80/head to winter finishing bill
Concentrate prices have increased by a further €15/t to €20/t in January putting further pressure on system economics at farm level.
12 January 2022 News
Beef Trends: factories remain anxious for cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished stock.
22 December 2021 Markets
Another 6p/kg on beef to offset ration hike
Rising feed costs mean finishers need higher prices to break-even next spring.
8 December 2021 Northern Ireland
Processors provide ‘reassurance’ for organic beef farmers - ICSA
Sources have indicated to organic beef farmers that prices for organic beef will reach the €5.60/kg mark throughout spring and into early summer 2022.
6 December 2021 News
Watch back: winter cattle series – nutrition webinar
Winter cattle nutrition is the theme of this first instalment of the winter cattle series, brought to you by the Irish farmers Journal in association with AXA Insurance.
25 November 2021 News