Calf prices: supply and demand at play as Friesian prices lift
Tommy Moyles
Beef calves continue to dominate marts, but the fall-off in supply of Friesian calves is resulting in a lift in price.
Changes afoot at ICBF board
Adam Woods has the latest on some changes taking place at ICBF board level.
17 April 2024 News
Weather hinders calf exports
Last weeks difficult weather saw the number of calves exported fall to their lowest level since early March.
FBD Trust emerges as significant buyer of FBD plc shares
Increase in holding comes as Norwegian insurance company sells down stake.
10 April 2024 News
Top 10 tips for buying a new stock bull
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips to look at before purchasing a stock bull.
7 April 2024 Beef breeding
Beef breeding 2024 ready to roll
Adam Woods previews what’s inside this week’s special beef breeding focus ahead of the busy 2024 breeding season.
3 April 2024 Breeding & health
Calf prices: numbers up 12% over the last week as trade stays steady
The number of calves traded in marts this week was up over 10% compared with last week and is running ahead of the same time last year.
27 March 2024 Markets
€20/calf dairy-beef scheme now open
The scheme will pay dairy farmers €20/calf for using high-DBI straws and bulls.
21 March 2024 Young stock
Obituary - Dr JP Seán Crowley
He was a visionary for dairy farming in Ireland, and gave of his time selflessly to make a huge impact on the lives of the Irish farmers.
20 March 2024 Letters
Over 400,000 calves genotyped
ICBF has updated the figures for the National Genotyping Programme, with almost 45,000 samples processed last week.
20 March 2024 News
How to pick a successful bull team
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the recent developments when it comes to picking a bull team and outlines the things to watch out for.
18 March 2024 Spring AI
Cattle farmer frustration hitting new highs
With weather, ACRES, and nitrates issues on top to the distrust of the revamped ICBF index, anger is being expressed at meetings across the country.
13 March 2024 Dealer