VIDEO: ‘There will not be farmers who will want to undertake producing suckler or beef animals’

“At the moment, farmers are getting between €3.50 and €3.55, and they need €4.00/kg to break even"

Payment to farmers to buy calves from dairy herds would 'undermine' live export trade - ICSA

"Factories and retailers cannot expect farmers to buy calves when beef is €3.50/kg or less.”

'It is disappointing that the base price is still very poor'

Beefing another batch, culling empty cows, emptying slurry tanks and more

"Cattle were a flying trade" at Kanturk

Calves achieved €285, while dry cows hit €1.220 and heifers sold to €990