Specialist content for beef farmers with live updates from Tullamore Farm, an Irish Farmers Journal mixed grazing demonstration farm.

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Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
Martin Merrick
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore Farm
8 May 2024 Breeding & health
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the changes being implemented on Tullamore farm for the 2024 breeding season.
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
26 April 2024 Tullamore Farm
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
Breeding has begun on the beef suckler herd in Tullamore, while lambs receive their first run through the handling unit.
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm update: calving, lambing and selling bulls
Inclement weather is making life on Tullamore Farm busier in a week when calving is progressing nicely, lambing is ramping up and 11 yearling bulls were sold in Roscrea Mart.
15 March 2024 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: lambing kicks off with cows and calves turned to grass
The Tullamore Farm ewe flock has kicked off with lambing for 2024, while the dry spell has allowed for Shaun Diver to get some cows and calves to turn out some more cattle.
8 March 2024 Tullamore Farm
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods take a look at what Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver is doing to keep calves healthy.
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Decisions to be made for Tullamore bulls
Adam Woods takes a look at the economics of finishing this year’s crop of bulls on Tullamore Farm and whether to sell or feed on.
14 February 2024 Markets
Countdown to calving on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods checks in with Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver as calving is about to kick off next week.
17 January 2024 Management
Breeding coming to a close for Tullamore Farm ewes
90% of mature ewes have now been serviced, with the ram having now also gone in with replacement ewe lambs.
3 November 2023 Tullamore Farm
Watch: Tullamore heifers top out at €2,520
Adam Woods reports from the Tullamore Farm annual in-calf heifer sale, which took place in Roscrea mart on Wednesday night.
27 October 2023 Markets
Watch: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
Adam Woods previews some of the heifers heading to next Wednesday’s sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
20 October 2023 Breeding & health