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UK beef farmers could be facing even stiffer competition from Ireland as signs point to an upturn in Irish beef production next year. Ireland is forecast to produce about 8% less beef this year due to high levels of slaughtering in 2014, but a recovery in the second half of 2016 looks likely. Two key factors pointed to a lift in the country’s beef production, said AHDB Beef and Lamb – the growth of dairy cow numbers since 2010 as […]
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