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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.
Mayo BETTER beef farmer Tommie Holmes held a Grass 10 farm walk last week, focusing on autumn closing.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 12 October 2017
A guide to special and upcoming sales taking place in the marts in the coming weeks.
By Nathan Tuffy on 12 October 2017
Liver fluke warning issued across NI
The risk of liver fluke infection in cattle and sheep this autumn and winter is high across all areas of Northern Ireland, scientists at the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) have said.
By Peter McCann on 11 October 2017
Joe Healy of Athboy Co Meath the latest host for the Grass10 programme of farm walks
By Ciarán Lenehan on 11 October 2017
This week our BETTER beef farmers got their smartphones out to give us a taste of what's happening on farm.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 05 October 2017
The trade for cull cows continues to hold fairly well, while there has been a little more slippage in plainer and thin lot. Demand for forward store and fleshed cows is firm.
By Nathan Tuffy on 05 October 2017
Our vet discusses prevention and treatment for pneumonia in weanlings on the farm.
By Contributor on 05 October 2017
A veterinary note accompanied the factory account saying that there was an odour from the carcase and he was unfit for human consumption and so, no payment would issue.
By Matt Dempsey on 05 October 2017
Housing is a good time to control internal and external parasites in cattle.
By Kieran Mailey on 30 September 2017
The cattle were examined by vets in the Limerick Regional Veterinary Lab.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 29 September 2017
One of the calves was euthanised and sent for post-mortem to Cork’s Regional Veterinary Lab.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 29 September 2017
A mini dosing trial has indicated the prevalence of resistance to some worming products on Ricky Milligan's Kildare farm.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 28 September 2017
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