Sparking enthusiasm for the beef industryOctober 13, 2023
25c/kg Off Season Bonus available for Famers
The bonus for 2024 is 25c/kg for cattle slaughtered between 1st April and 7th June in an ABP or Kepak factory.
These cattle have to be pre-booked and confirmed with us using the application form and returned to the office before 18th January 2024.
Certified Irish Angus 2024 off-season bonus, will be made available to its members once again this spring.
This off-season bonus will be paid in addition to the Quality Price System (QPS) bonus which ranges from 12-20c/kg per animal, and any other scheme bonuses the animal may be eligible for.
To avail of the bonus, animals must be booked with Certified Irish Angus before 22nd January 2024.
The beef producer group is offering a bonus of 25c/kg for animals slaughtered between April 1st, 2024 and June 7th, 2024.
Commenting on the announcement, Certified Irish Angus general manager Charles Smith said: “We are delighted to announce details of this substantial bonus which is on offer to our members, allowing them to make plans for spring 2024 with confidence.
“The bonus will provide an opportunity for members, helping them to offset the additional feed and fertiliser costs that are currently being experienced, and enable them to plan their spring beef production with additional certainty.”
How to apply
Farmers can book-in their Angus cattle by downloading the application form and filling in the relevant details of which factory and number of animals they will have available. It can be sent back by emailing to email@example.com, by post or WhatsApp(087-6046776).
Members can also book in their cattle via out members’ online Farmer Portal.
This will allow farmers to book their Angus cattle for slaughter online with its processor partners, ABP and Kepak.
Applicants that have an Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) Herd Plus account will be provided with details of the terminal index of each animal as they make their online booking, allowing them to assess the benefits of using better Angus genetics.