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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.
Our measuring farms grew an average of 45kg DM/ha daily this week, ranging from 15 to 59kg DM/ha/day.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 20 April 2017
We spent time with Garreth McCormack, the new Cavan BETTER farmer, last week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 April 2017
The vast majority of drystock farms are growing more grass than they can eat every day at this point, don’t be afraid to skip heavier covers if there is a big bank of grass on the farm.
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
With calf export numbers remaining strong, we followed some animals to the Netherlands to examine the veal systems they are entering.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 10 April 2017