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Five tips to prepare weanlings for sale
Kieran Mailey
Ahead of selling weanlings in the coming weeks, outlined are some tips to prepare animals for sale.
Beef Management: Beef Welfare, reseeding and buying barley off the combine
17 July 2024 Management
Beef Management: Beef Welfare, reseeding and buying barley off the combine
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at the anomalies in the beef welfare scheme, reseeding on drystock farms and buying barley off the combine.
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle
16 July 2024 Management
Be alert for lungworm in young cattle
Warmer temperatures will see worm burdens rapidly increasing on grazing swards, putting young cattle at higher risk of respiratory problems caused by lungworm.
Five tips to prepare for autumn calving
As autumn calving draws closer, outlined are some preparation tasks to carry out now.
13 July 2024 Management
Beef Management : fodder budgets, breeding and autumn reseeding
Entering in to the latter half of the year means a swing in focus, with fodder stocks, the end of breeding and the possibility of reseeding some paddocks in the mind of many
10 July 2024 Management
Increasing herd checks as autumn calving approaches
Moving August-calving cows closer to the yard will make it easier to keep a close eye on heavily pregnant animals in the run-up to autumn calving.
9 July 2024 Management
Five tips for finishing cattle off grass
On farms with cattle that will finish off grass later this year, outlined are a few tips to keep in mind.
6 July 2024 Management
Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick chats to farm manager Shaun Diver as the mid-season flock of lambs are weaned early, while breeding in the suckler herd comes to an end for 2024.
5 July 2024 Management
Back to basics at BEEF 2024
Adam Woods reports from last week’s national Teagasc beef event in Grange.
3 July 2024 Management
Creep feeding suckler weanlings- does it pay?
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips and advice for drystock farms.
3 July 2024 Management
Farming for output and sustainability in Co Antrim
At a recent Pasture for Profit farm walk, Bill Harpur outlined how he is making his cattle enterprise more sustainable while maintaining output. Kieran Mailey reports.
3 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Reseeding opportunities in July
July is a good month to reseed less-productive swards on suckler farms, with plenty of time for new grass to establish before autumn.
2 July 2024 Management