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Management information 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.
Selecting spring-born heifer calves in early autumn will allow you to group them for priority management over winter.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 September 2017
This week Adam Woods takes a look at options to finish cull cows, keeping first-calved heifers on target and also dealing with silage and slurry issues in the northwest.
By Adam Woods on 14 September 2017
This week Adam Woods takes a look at options to finish cull cows, keeping first-calved heifers on target and also dealing with silage and slurry issues in the northwest.
By Adam Woods on 14 September 2017
Our feeding demo at the Ploughing will look at concentrate feed ingredients, silage quality and silage quantity.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 14 September 2017
Whilst 2016 is going to be another challenging year for both the pig and dairy sectors, Barry Hyland, AIB Agri Advisor spoke to Gary Pepper, pig farmer and Noel O’Toole, dairy farmer to find out more.
With the extra labour around additional suckler cows and relatively lower cost of getting numbers on the ground, many beef farmers are turning to dairy calves as a means of increasing output.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 14 September 2017
Heavy rainfall is causing farmers to house cattle earlier than planned.
By Kieran Mailey on 09 September 2017
Lower beef prices have made finishing cattle off grass less economical. Kieran Mailey outlines some steps to follow if you are planning to kill cattle off grass this autumn.
By Kieran Mailey on 09 September 2017
There will be three Irish Farmers Journal cattle demonstrations, in association with Bord Bia and the ICBF, every day of the Ploughing.
By Adam Woods on 07 September 2017
Adam Woods looks at the importance of vaccinating against clostridial diseases such as blackleg.
By Adam Woods on 07 September 2017
This year’s livestock demo will involve over a dozen different animals, each chosen to tell a certain story, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 14 September 2017
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at breeding vaccinations, feeding cattle at grass and looks forward to the Irish Farmers Journal demos taking place at the National Ploughing Championships
By Adam Woods on 07 September 2017
In the penultimate edition of our weanling series, Ciarán Lenehan looks at preparing calves for sale.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 11 September 2017
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New Heavy Duty galvanized cattle scales.Rodent proof cable inside the hydrauli...
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