While climate and geology are important, history and culture have a place too. Cattle have been a part of Irish landscape for over 5,000 years and their presence has helped shape the political, social and cultural fabric of the country.
Irish cattle farming is based on a network of 43,000 small farms. These holdings have been passed on over the centuries from generation to generation, as has the craft and the love of livestock farming. Cattle are cherished in Ireland- they are the core of Irish farming, with farmers taking great pride in the continual improvement of their stock.
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Bord Bia, The Irish Food Board quality assurance standards are based on four themes; Traceability, Animal Welfare, Care for the Environment, Care for the producer and Food Safety.
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Ireland's favorable natural climatic conditions put us in a strong starting position for sustainable grass based beef production.