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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.

Longford BETTER farmer Robert Abbott wants to try finishing his own calves.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 25 April 2017
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
In what has been a problematic year for grass tetany, we look back at some research regarding the condition.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 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.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 April 2017
Currency has been the talking point on global grain markets this week. With the dollar strengthening slightly against the euro, there has been a currency-based demand for old crop, particularly wheat.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 April 2017
The BETTER farm team must stock the Stanley farm in a way that boosts profitability, without a big additional labour requirement.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 April 2017
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
On a recent UK study tour, Ciarán Lenehan visited one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of silage additives.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 10 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
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