Market Conditions Only Pointing One Way for Beef Prices – IFA

IFA Livestock chair Declan Hanrahan said buoyant beef markets must be reflected in beef prices to farmers. He said the relentless opportunism by meat factories in undermining strong markets will not be tolerated. “Every week that goes by cattle coming from sheds have incurred higher costs and factories must reflect this in beef prices,” he […]

IFA Calls On Factories To Reverse Beef Price Cuts

IFA President Joe Healy has called on the meat factories to reverse the beef price cuts and restore some level of confidence to producers. He said that based on the market returns from the UK, it is clear the factories could easily reverse some of the price cuts of recent weeks and increase returns to […]

Factory Beef Price Cuts Unjustified – IFA

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed will have to get tough with the meat factories at the Beef Forum later this week.   He said, “Farmers are very angry at the way the factories are continuing to pull prices and undermine the beef market and confidence in the […]