Beef Management

Weather woes on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest report from the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep farm.
22 March 2023 Management
Can anything stall the suckler slide?
Adam Woods takes a look at suckler cow numbers and how the industry has changed over the last 10 years.
22 March 2023 Management
New suckler scheme open for business
Adam Woods takes a look at the new Suckler Carbon Effeciency Programme and guages soem reaction from farmers and farm organisations.
Have finishing cattle adequate housing space?
Where forward cattle have insufficient lying space and room at the feed barrier, liveweight gain will suffer.
21 March 2023 Management
Higher than expected payment in new suckler scheme
Adam Woods takes a look at the terms and conditions of the new Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme.
20 March 2023 Management
Five tips to managing cows and calves until turnout
Wet conditions are expected to continue into next week, delaying plans to turn spring calving cows and calves out to grass on many farms.
18 March 2023 Management
Avoiding ‘a sickener’ with an infertile bull
In a series of talks across NI, experienced vet, Brian Kennedy has outlined key issues to watch out for to avoid issues with bull fertility in 2023, writes David Wright.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Urea or CAN nitrogen fertiliser, what should I buy?
This week's Beef Management takes a look at fertiliser purchases and dealing with the difficult weather conditions on beef farms.
15 March 2023 Management
Keeping on top of hygiene in calving pens
As spring calving activity ramps up, keeping on top of hygiene in pens is important.
14 March 2023 Management
Top five tips on reducing disease pressure in calving and lambing pens
With mid-season lambing and calving well under way, here are some key tips to follow to reduce the disease pressure in housing.
14 March 2023 Buildings
Thrive weekly roundup: calf prices and creating the perfect environment
This week's dairy beef programme roundup looks at the current calf market with prices slipping slightly as numbers increase and how to create the perfect calf environment for rearing.
11 March 2023 Management
Tullamore Farm bulls: take the money or feed on?
Adam Woods takes a look at the Tullamore Farm bull performance and does a budget on selling now or taking them to finish.
8 March 2023 Management