European Beef

Quality Cattle

In Ireland our cattle boast a world-renowned pedigree and Ireland is a centre of excellence for many breeds of cattle Today, Europe sets the benchmark for high quality cattle. Enviable lineage and exemplary breeding practices have enabled Ireland’s farmers to produce cattle that possess many benefits of different breeds – from superior conformation and marbling to fertility and milk production.
Ireland has a rich tradition of pastures farming and its breeding industry is still one of the most important industries today. State-of-the-art-technology and knowledge of tradition contribute to the growth of a large and healthy cattle populations: in 5 million hectares of pasture live 122,000 herds, with an average of 53 heads of livestock per herd.