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Information on breeding and health for beef cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
One of the main focuses of the Irish Farmers Journal's suckler section in this year’s Ploughing Livestock Demos will be heifer calving age.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 14 September 2017
Adam Woods takes a closer look at the new Beef Replacement Index Active bull list.
By Adam Woods on 08 September 2017
Sligo Regional Veterinary Laboratory reported a case of ‘hardware disease’ in a mature cow.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 09 September 2017
Both Cork and Limerick RVLs dealt with cases of animals who died after they ate the noxious weed.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 09 September 2017
Remember that the clock is ticking on fertiliser spreading. There will be a worthwhile response to fertiliser at current growth rates and any grass in the bank now will help greatly in the back end.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 07 September 2017
Offaly BETTER beef farmer Ken Gill is on the home stretch of his autumn-calving season.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 06 September 2017
Ciarán Lenehan caught up with two very contrasting BETTER beef farmers this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 07 September 2017
Adam Woods takes a look at disappointing scanning results from Tullamore Farm and what decisions need to be taken in the coming weeks.
By Adam Woods on 07 September 2017
On his recent study tour there, Ciarán Lenehan got a feel for Russia and its cattle industry. Here, he looks at the standout statistics relating to the colossal country.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 03 September 2017
BETTER farm: using data to make decisions
Ciarán Lenehan looks again at Wesley Browne's farm in Leagh, Co Monaghan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 01 September 2017
With many autumn-calving herds gearing up for calving, Nathan Tuffy looks at some of the key steps to ensuring a successful season.
By Nathan Tuffy on 03 September 2017
Purchasing cattle increases the risk of bringing disease on to your farm. Following these 10 steps can help to reduce the risk and improve animal health.
By Kieran Mailey on 31 August 2017
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New Heavy Duty galvanized cattle scales.Rodent proof cable inside the hydrauli...
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