Opinion: Consumers will not allow complacency over animal welfare

Stuart Meikle shares his in depth views on the recent animal welfare in the mart exclusive story.

Are dairy calves shot in the UK? A TV report says so.

A recent episode of Countryfile has landed themselves in hot water, with a recent exposé claiming dairy bull calves are shot at birth.

Opinion: Beef future lays with small-scale producers

Stuart discusses the future of the beef industry, and how it may lie in the hands of small scale producers.

New Young Beef Farmers Sustainability Programme aims to add value to beef enterprise

Programme participants are set to get insights into profitability, sustainability and efficiency improvement.

Opinion: Where to next for our much-vaunted quality assurance?

Stuart discusses the recent hot topic that is the PGI status and what could be on the cards for out quality assurance system.

Young Farmer: Meet Eoin Moriarty, raised on a dairy farm, now farming his own herd and flock at 24!

Kerryman Eoin Moriarty hails from the Curragraigue region of South East Kerry, a local GAA star, now running his own herd of cattle and flock of sheep. Pictured on Right above.

You'll never guess what a kind hearted farmer has done to save his cattle

A very compassionate farmer has chosen to save his herd from slaughter by sending them to an animal sanctuary in the UK.

Interview: Joe Healy President of the IFA, and now member of the FBD board of directors.

With Joe Healy's recent appointment to the FBD board of directors, we spoke to Joe and Profiled him and his work in the industry. 

Young Farmers: Meet Tomas Moore, A Man with with no dairy experience now milking over 420 cattle

On this week's young farmers edition we spoke to Tomas Moore a man with a beef background now milking over 420 cattle.

Young Farmers Series: Meet Aidan Holland, A beef farmer producing top quality progeny.

On this week's Young Farmers Feature, we speak to Aidan Holland a beef Suckler farmer with over 120 cattle.

Farmer Focus: Ballylaw Herd

Catherina Cunnane interviews Chris Hall of Ballylaw Herd, a breeder of White Galloway cattle.

Horse Meat Scandal: The Good, the Bad and the ugly

With the recent news of arrests been made into the 2013 horsemeat scandal, we looked into how it shaped the Irish Meat Industry and how things have differed in the past 4 years.

Irish winners at the World Steak Challenge

There were any Irish winners at the World Steak Challenge for 2017. Video courtesy of Worldsteakchallenge.com

Castlerea Co-Operative Mart Market Report for sale 13/07/17

Over 480 cattle on offer in Castlerea on Thursday, with cows with calves at foot making up to tops of €2,060.

Raphoe cattle Mart Report July 13th

Another good sale at Raphoe on Thursday, with Fat cows making up to tops of €1,615 per head.

Friday Funnies: Don't have a cow man!

On this week's Friday Funnies, we stick to the Cow theme. Let me tell you, we haven't milked it, its hilarious!!

Ballinrobe Mart Report 12th July 2017

Numbers remain large for the time of year, as Weanling bulls make up to tops of €3.07 per kg.