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Ciarán Lenehan
Ciarán Lenehan

Beef specialist

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Ciarán has a first class honours degree in Animal Science from UCD and completed a research masters in beef cattle nutrition and production systems. He manages a 50-cow suckler to beef herd in Skryne, Co Meath and has a keen interest in sports.

Ciarán Lenehan presents some data recently compiled by Teagasc which can help you get the right bang for your buck at silage time.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 27 May 2017
Grass growth rates hit 76kg DM/ha/day across the country this week
By Ciarán Lenehan on 25 May 2017
Ciarán Lenehan learned about the mindset of the Canadian rancher and how crossbreeding is the next big thing for their beef industry.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 25 May 2017
John Dunne is keen to make the most of his BETTER farm experience, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 25 May 2017
Their stint in the programme ended in 2015, but Ciarán Lenehan looks at how the former BETTER farmers have fared since in terms of profitability. In its third phase at present, the B
By Ciarán Lenehan on 25 May 2017
John Dunne is one of the new Co Offaly-based BETTER beef farmers, the other being Ken Gill, an organic producer near Clonbullogue.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 24 May 2017
The BETTER farm phase 2 group recorded a gross margin of €950/ha in 2016 – a year where beef price was consistently back around 20c/kg on average, relative to 2015.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Ciarán Lenehan recently spent time in Alberta, the beef heartland of Canada and paid a visit to large-scale cattle feeding operation.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Our new BETTER farmers headed south last week to visit three of the most successful operations in the previous phase of the BETTER programme.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Our measuring farms grew 60kg DM/ha this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
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