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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.
While silage provides the bulk of winter feed on cattle farms, few farmers actually know the nutritional value of the forage they are feeding.
By Kieran Mailey on 29 December 2016
Who said it was too late to bale silage in the run-up to Christmas?
By The Dealer on 10 December 2016
Teagasc and UCD experts investigate the effect of floor space and floor type at housing on heifer performance.
By Contributor on 08 December 2016
Livestock specialist Ciarán Lenehan outlines some parameters we should watch to keep intakes high in silage diets.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 08 December 2016
Peter Varley profiles a three-bay suckler shed in Clare ideal for suckler cows or finishing cattle.
By Peter Varley on 08 December 2016
According to figures from Pasture Base Ireland (PBI), total grass growth in 2016 was on par with the 10-year average, though the pattern of this year’s growth was anything but.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 04 December 2016
Peter Varley talks to Barry O’Neil of FBA laboratories about the procedure for a soil sample
By Peter Varley on 01 December 2016
The majority of the country experienced ideal grass-growing conditions throughout the year. But some farmers in the west and those on heavy land experienced a testing year.
By Nathan Tuffy on 24 November 2016
Peter Varley talks to Eddie Young about the basics of feed grain quality testing.
By Peter Varley on 17 November 2016
Good-quality silage is one of the best feed options we have available to us as livestock producers.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 10 November 2016
At 21kg DM/ha/day, grass growth is still twice the 10-year average for early-November.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 10 November 2016
We have been receiving some queries on fodder beet in recent weeks. What is it worth? What could I replace with it? What type of animals should I be gearing it towards?
By Ciarán Lenehan on 03 November 2016
New Heavy Duty galvanized cattle scales.Rodent proof cable inside the hydrauli...
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Weanling heifers raffle based on the Irish lotto bonus ball. 1-47 numbers.I...

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