Winter 2017 off-season bonus

A restructuring of our bonus scheme is necessary to match the seasonal supply nature of our Hereford cattle with the all year round demand for our Certified Irish Hereford Prime beef. We are moving to a new simplified off season bonus structure from Week 41, the 9th of October 2017. The same range of qualifying carcase

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Gurteen Hereford carcase grading competition

Wednesday the 18th of November saw 35 students from Gurteen Agricultural College arrive at the ABP Ireland beef factory in Grange, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary to take part in a carcass grading competition as part of their beef and sheep course. The 6 steers that were used in the judging were from the herd of Michael

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National Hereford Calf Show, GVM Show Arena, Tullamore Sat Nov 21st 2015

This is the second National Hereford Calf Show and follows on the very successful inaugural event held at the same venue in 2014. Such was the success of the event organised by the North Leinster Branch of Irish Hereford Breed Society that it was a unanimous decision to host the event again in 2015. With

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Kanturk Hereford Cross Show & Sale

A Hereford cross steer and heifer show and sale took place at Kanturk Co- Op mart, Kanturk, Co. Cork on Tuesday 20th October.  In the heart of Duhallow, Kanturk Co-Op mart is in existence for over fifty six years and is an excellent venue to both buy and sell Hereford cattle. A good entry of

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UK Butcher Visit

It was an honour to welcome some of the Aubrey Allen catering butchers from the UK to my farm last September. The visit was part of the UK Irish Chefs club. Aubrey Allen are one of the official suppliers of meat, poultry and game to the royal residences and royal events throughout the UK. They

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Welcome Joe Maher

Irish Hereford Prime are delighted to welcome Joe Maher on board as its farmer liasion officer. Joe has been involved in breeding Hereford cattle all his life. He is the 3rd generation of Mahers to work with the Ballydowel herd in Co. Kilkenny, carrying on the good work of his grandfather Joseph, his father Peter

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Carrefour Italy Listing

Leading global retailer Carrefour is now stocking Irish Hereford Prime in more than 160 Carrefour stores in Italy, marking the beginning of a significant opportunity for our group in the Italian and other European markets. The selected Carrefour stores are stocking Irish Hereford Prime Rump Heart, Sirloin Steak and Bone-in Sirloin. Application form Irish Hereford

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Irish Restaurant & Hotel Listings

Irish Hereford Prime now features on the menus of some of the most prestigious restaurants and hotels in Ireland including: • Fire Restaurant, Dublin • Rolys Bistro, Dublin • East Village, Cork • Soho, Cork • Virginia Park Lodge, Cavan • Sheen Falls, Co Kerry

Calf to Beef Competition

Another key initiative of 2014 was our innovative ‘Calf-to-Beef’ competition run in the Irish Farmers Journal with the support of Teagasc and the ICBF. The progress of all 60 HEX calves is being closely monitored with regular weighting and management reviews taking place. More updates and information will follow this Spring.

Irish Hereford Prime launches in the Italian market with Carrefour retail chain

Carrefour has announced that it has begun to exclusively stock a selection of premium Irish Hereford Prime products, produced by ABP Food Group, in three of its Milan outlets. Representing the first time that Irish Hereford Prime has been availably in the Italian market, the selected Carrefour stores, located at the Centro Commerciale Carosello in

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