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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.
Going against the grain, Co Laois BETTER farmer Harry Lalor chooses to let his spring-born yearling bulls out to grass in spring.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 12 April 2017
The annual estimated cost of BVD to herds in Ireland is €102m.
By Contributor on 06 April 2017
Gene Ireland has released the beef bull list for spring 2017. Adam Woods takes a closer look.
By Adam Woods on 03 April 2017
Keeping things simple on the farm has resulted in a well-managed suckler herd for Michael O’Donohoe.
By Kieran Mailey on 01 April 2017
Beef specialist Ciarán Lenehan looks at Teagasc research that compared bulls finished on grass v bulls finished in the shed.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 23 March 2017
Early turnout to grass should ensure heifers will be fit for service on 1 May.
By Contributor on 23 March 2017
Beef editor Adam Woods speaks to Cavan-based vet Finbarr Kiernan abut grass tetany in cows and how to prevent it.
By Adam Woods on 21 March 2017
One of the best-known beef farmers in Ireland, Ger Dineen, has harnessed the power of AI to build a formidable suckler herd.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 March 2017
The range of products available that allows improved heat detection continues to evolve year to year.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 March 2017
There are over 6,500 empty tissue test samples in labs already this year.
By Pat O'Toole on 16 March 2017
With margins tight, optimising the health and productivity of bull calves is vital.
By Contributor on 16 March 2017
Research carried out in Oregon State University has found that an excitable temperament is detrimental to pregnancy rates in cows.
By Barry Cassidy on 23 April 2017
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25 Home bred Charloais Weanling BullsOut of 5star charloais bull 'Major' and C...
SATURDAY 1ST APRIL AT 2.30PMSale To Include: No. 1: Full Clearance Sale Of Top...

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