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Beef
Five tips to stretch grass covers for grazing
Kieran Mailey
Grazing management has become challenging for many farms as wet weather has left ground soft and growth rates are below demand. Outlined are some tips to stretching grass covers.
Dale Farm adds 0.25p/l to its price for May milk
Dale Farm has announced its base price for milk supplied in May in Northern Ireland.
Global grain markets ease during June
A downturn in global wheat and soya prices is filtering through to the local NI trade.
Factories lag behind mart trade for lambs
The live trade in NI is returning higher prices to farmers with slaughter-fit lambs for sale.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Cattle forecast points to increase in supply
Industry forecasts show an increase in beef cattle standing on NI farms when compared to the previous year.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
NI trends: Price deals on offer for bigger numbers; live trade on fire for lambs
Beef finishers with a good supply of cattle are finding it easier to negotiate on price, while the live trade is on fire for fat lambs.
12 June 2024 Markets
Cold and wet conditions raise pneumonia and tetany risks
Suckler cows in milk and young calves will be at increased risk of grass tetany and pneumonia as cold, wet weather persists.
11 June 2024 Management
Five tips for reseeding grassland
Reseeding unproductive swards offers a good return on investment. Outlined are five tips for reseeding.
8 June 2024 Grass & feeding
NI Trends: prime cattle prices steady as numbers tighten
Cattle prices have hardened this week as number tighten. Lamb prices in the live ring are running well ahead of local factories.
5 June 2024 Markets
NI milk production hits record high during Q1
Milk production for Q1 of 2024 is the highest on record for Northern Ireland.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef trade steady despite price pressure
Prime cattle numbers are starting to tighten, underpinning prices despite processors talking the trade down.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Dairy calf birth registrations rising in Britain
Calf birth registrations in Britain shows an ongoing rise in the number of animals originating from a dairy dam.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland