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Information on grass and feeding 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.
Beef specialist Ciarán Lenehan looks at research comparing profitability in pure dairy-beef systems.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 19 March 2017
Ciarán Lenehan presents some research findings on soya hulls inclusion rates in beef diets.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 March 2017
Higher temperatures and more sunlight have brought ideal conditions for growing and more importantly eating grass.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 March 2017
Thoughts will turn to grazing in the coming days as ground conditions improve. What are the key points to remember with spring grazing?
By Ciarán Lenehan on 12 March 2017
Adam Woods takes a look at dealing with delayed turnout on beef farms and issues arising as a result.
By Adam Woods on 09 March 2017
Growth rates were back to 15kg DM/ha/day on our measuring farms – in line with 10-year averages and well ahead of last year.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 March 2017
The discussion at Tuesday’s Teagasc Grass10 walk held in Williamstown, Co Galway, centred on improving the use of grass in suckler and beef systems.
By Darren Carty on 09 March 2017
Vet Donal Lynch talks to Peter Varley about best practice when stomach-tubing a newborn calf with colostrum.
By Peter Varley on 09 March 2017
The 11 key steps you need to follow to achieve 200kg of gain from grass.
By Farmers Journal on 10 March 2017
Recent rainfall is wreaking havoc with grazing plans, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 02 March 2017
Fertiliser demand has slowed significantly in recent days, with a turn in weather preventing farmers getting fertiliser applied.
By Matthew Halpin on 23 February 2017
The return of mild damp weather has resulted in increased soil temperatures and grass growth is responding as a result.
By Matthew Halpin on 23 February 2017
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