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Is there a quality issue with beef?
David Wright Northern Editor
Consumer taste panels suggest that beef eating quality is variable, but processors argue that they receive very few complaints
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NEWS
Meat factories on wage subsidy scheme
Revenue has published the list of companies in Ireland, including meat factories, who availed of the Government's wage subsidy.
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Change sheep welfare reference years – IFA
The current scheme does not reflect some farmers' flock size, the organisation says.
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CalfChat finds strategies for reducing the physical strain of the calving period
Feeding and moving newborn calves are the two most difficult tasks at calving, according to a survey of farmers participating in a Bonanza Calf Nutrition online CalfChat event.
DAIRY
Farm Tech Talk – The livestock show
WATCH: It’s the end of October, the fields are getting wet, but there are still plenty of animals outside
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Watch: Donegal’s Starrett family crowned 2020 Quality Milk Award winners
Richard and Wendy Starrett from Lifford in County Donegal have won the overall prize in this year’s NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
CalfChat finds strategies for reducing the physical strain of the calving period
Feeding and moving newborn calves are the two most difficult tasks at calving, according to a survey of farmers participating in a Bonanza Calf Nutrition online CalfChat event.
Normal Life may be on hold, but farming life continues
John Finucane is a dairy farmer from Askeaton, Co Limerick, who wanted to develop his farm. When he went looking for finance, he realised…
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MACHINERY
Trioliet take wraps off new self-propelled diet feeder
Dutch manufacturer Trioliet has just taken the wraps off a new 14m3 single vertical auger self-propelled diet feeder. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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Blaney Group completes phase one of new manufacturing facility
Antrim based implement and equipment manufacturer Blaney has just completed phase one of a new purpose built manufacturing facility.
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