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Information on breeding and health for beef cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
Ciarán Lenehan dropped into two of our midlands BETTER beef farmers this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 06 December 2017
The mild, damp weather in recent weeks made Irish pastures a paradise for parasites.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 30 November 2017
With breeding under way, priority management for autumn cows is crucial for high conception rates among BETTER farm NI participants.
By Kieran Mailey on 30 November 2017
The new facility for locating pedigree bulls in herds participating in the Whole Herd Recording Programme has received 8,173 views from 6,252 individual users.
By Darren Carty on 29 November 2017
Maurice Hearne is Waterford’s BETTER farm representative in the current phase of the BETTER farm beef programme. He is featured on the BETTER farm page in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 28 November 2017
Ciarán Lenehan spent a day talking breeding and feeding with Waterford's new BETTER farmer Maurice Hearne.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 30 November 2017
Many of the factors that determine overall fertility performance are still controllable within the farm gate, writes Michael Sexton.
By Journal Vet on 30 November 2017
Look for the signs. Remember that many of the main disease causing agents are in or around the animal’s system or environment already. A weakening of the immune system (stressor) is what lets them in.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 23 November 2017
Our BETTER beef farmers came together last week for a technical day at Teagasc Grange, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 21 November 2017
The threat of liver fluke, based on rainfall levels and other information sources, is said to be high in all parts of the country.
By Darren Carty on 23 November 2017
Ciarán Lenehan looks at the results of the 2017 breeding season and the farmers behind the standout figures give their side of the story.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 23 November 2017
Robert Prenderville, Simone McCabe and Noirin McHugh take a look at the most recent set of results coming from the maternal herd in Teagasc, Grange.
By Contributor on 23 November 2017
2013 MANITHOU MLA 630/125VERY CLEAN LOADERTYRES 70%6 METRE REACH...
2005 MANITOU 1440 LVERY STRAIGHT MACHINETYRES 80%JACKS12751/2...
2007 MANITOU MT1030 SGOOD STRAGHT MACHINESIDE JACKS4050 HRS3 TON...
2003 MANITOU MLT633 TVERY CLEAN LOADER6 TONNE LIFT3.3 METRE REACH...
2011 MANITOU 627 T6 METRE REACH2.7 TONNE LIFT3200 HRSNEW TYRES...

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