Beef Management

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Beef
Managing the grazing rotation through peak grass growth
Kieran Mailey
Grass growth is running ahead of demand, making it harder to manage grazing rotations.
Five tips for first cut silage
18 May 2024 Management
Five tips for first cut silage
As silage season moves into top gear across Ireland, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
Silage quality and late BISS applications
15 May 2024 Management
Silage quality and late BISS applications
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality and BISS application amendments.
Keep on top of fly control in heifers and dry cows
Warmer temperatures means fly activity is on the increase, putting heifers and dry autumn-calving cows at greater risk of summer mastitis.
14 May 2024 Management
Five areas to focus on farm safety
Keep safety in mind as farms move into silage season and other fieldwork is carried out. Outlined are some tips to working safely.
11 May 2024 Management
BPS applications, breeding and buying cattle for grazing
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at getting your BPS application right, breeding and what to dose purchased animals with going to grass.
8 May 2024 Management
Time to target grassland weeds
Spraying weeds such as docks and thistles is recommended before they mature and produce seeds.
7 May 2024 Management
Five tips to keep on top of grass quality in May
Grass growth is increasing and will exceed demand during May. Outlined are five tips to keep on top of grass quality over the coming weeks.
4 May 2024 Management
Beef Management: BPS application deadline and grass tetany prevention
Adam Woods takes a look at fertiliser application on beef farms, BPS deadlines and preventing grass tetany on suckler farms.
1 May 2024 Management
Livestock - its role in our economy and ecosystems
Professor Frank O’Mara, president of animal task force and director of Teagasc, outlines the role of livestock in our economy and ecosystem.
1 May 2024 Management
Making a final call on breeding replacement heifers
The late spring turnout will potentially see replacement heifers being underdeveloped for breeding this year. Weighing animals and making a tough call is strongly advised.
30 April 2024 Management
Five tips to setting up paddocks for beginners
For farmers thinking about setting up paddocks for the first time, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
27 April 2024 Management