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Question time dominates Ennis suckler meeting
Adam Woods
The Deparment of Agriculture held a SCEP information meeting in Ennis on Tuesday night where over 300 farmers were in attendence. Adam Woods reports
22 March 2023 News
Exclusive: €200/suckler cow payment guaranteed
Adam Woods talks to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue about the new suckler programme and what it means to the industry.
22 March 2023 Breeding & health
Over 20,000 farmers targeted for SCEP scheme
Adam Woods speaks to Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue about the launch of SCEP and what it means for suckler farmers.
Mixed reaction in Mullingar to new SCEP scheme
Adam Woods reports from the first Suckler Carbon Effeciency Programme (SCEP) information meeting in Mullingar on Tuesday night.
22 March 2023 Breeding & health
Victor claims victory in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society’s annual March show and sale of bulls and heifers in Carrick-on-Shannon.
15 March 2023 Pedigree
Top of €7,400 in Carrick for Dungimmon Victor
Aberdeen Angus bulls were in big demand in Carrick on Saturday, with a top price of €7,400 for Dungimmon Victor. Shanon Kinahan reports.
14 March 2023 Pedigree
Changes sought to new suckler scheme
The new Suckler Carbon Efficiency programme is due to open for applications in the next few days.
8 March 2023 Breeding & health
What’s on this weekend
All roads lead to Elphin this weekend for Limousin enthusiasts with the Irish Limousin cattle sale.
8 March 2023 Pedigree
In pictures: Dovea Genetics beef breeding event displays top end progeny
A range of Dovea Genetics-sired progeny from Belgian Blue, Charolais and Limousin bulls were on display at the breeding event held in Mayo-Sligo Mart.
3 March 2023 Breeding & health
Preparing cattle for turnout
As the temperatures begin to rise, take some time to check all is in place for the upcoming grazing writes Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager with AHI.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Curing common calf problems
March is the month of many problems and this can be especially true when it comes to calves.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Top tips for healthy suckler calves
Adam Woods takes a look at how farmers can keep suckler calves healthy this spring
1 March 2023 Breeding & health