According to figures seen by cattle supplies in Ireland could be 120,000 head higher in 2017 at 1.75m on the back of increased calving’s from Ireland’s expanding dairy sector.

The figures which were presented by Bord Bia at last week’s Beef Forum also show that the beef kill in 2016 is now estimated to be close to 1.64m head up as much as 80,000on 2015. To date, in 2016 Irish cattle supplies are up 5.1pc or 68,500 head, according to the Bord Bia figures.

Continue Reading…

Back to Latest