The prospect of the UK not reaching a deal on its departure from the EU has risen in recent weeks, amid tight votes at Westminster and Brussels, expressing opposition to UK prime minister, Theresa May’s latest proposals on customs.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Increasing live cattle exports is still seen by farmers as the primary way to boost Ireland’s beef sector.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
IFA Livestock Chairman Angus Woods led an IFA delegation which recently brought serious allegations against beef processors to senior officials in the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC).
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
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Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Why is our beef industry so important?
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
THE chance to help make up the shortfall of trained workers for the meat processing industry is available through a new course developed by Fás and the National Butchery Academy.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
Marts: The average price for beef has increased by 5-6c/kg (2p/lb) setting a new record as competition between the processors for stock delivers higher returns to producers on a total kill of 28,099 — incl bullocks at 9,949.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2008
Marts: It has been a disappointing week for beef producers, during which the average price dropped 3 cent/kg (1p/lb), the largest decline in several weeks.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
Marts: The upward trend in beef prices is continuing, adding a further 3c-4c/kg to the average being paid for stock by the factories.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008
Marts: Beef prices came under pressure at the factories yesterday — the first sign of attempts by the processors to stall the upward trend of the year to date — with producers resisting cuts.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2008
Marts: Heifer prices increased by an average of 4c/kg (1.3p/lb) at the factories over the past week.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007
Marts: A majority of the beef factories paid more for beef — despite a strong increase in the supply — for last week’s kill, underpinning confidence in a stable trade.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
Marts: Such has been the demand for cattle at the factories over the past week that an increase of over 4,000 in the supply of bullocks failed to deter the average price gaining a further 1 cent/kg — the third consecutive week of price gains.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2007
Marts: The decline in average beef prices at the factories has almost bottomed out, as the intake of cattle shows the first signs of shrinking but the factories continued to pay a margin of up to 3c/kg (1p/lb) over the official quotes.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2007
Marts: Although the factories continue to pay over the quoted prices for cattle, 6c/kg (2p/lb) has now been wiped off the average price in two weeks.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2007
The intake of bullocks dropped by 2,500 head after factories reduced prices by up to 6c/kg (2p/lb) last week with the heaviest losses in prices for the poorer graders.
Thu, 03 May, 2007
Almost half of the factories paid less for R4L bullocks for last week's kill after a surge in supply to the highest weekly intake of bullocks in 2007 and the highest for the corresponding week since 2003.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2007
THREE-MONTH analysis of the prices paid to farmers for beef animals shows that the margin of difference between factories for R4L bullocks was less than half of that for R4L heifers around the country.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2007
THE trade for beef remained very firm at the factories this week, retaining the recent recovery in prices, and adding a little more in some situations, as the supply of cattle slipped well behind this time last year.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2007
Marts: Beef prices made further gains at the factories as the supply of cattle slaughtered reached the seasonal peak with a throughput in excess of 40,000 head.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2006
LEADING food processors Kepak Group and Dunbia are to exchange factory premises to strengthen their respective operations in the competitive fresh meat marketplace.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2006
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