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Tullamore Farm update: calving, lambing and selling bulls
Darren Carty
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.
Tullamore Farm: lambing kicks off with cows and calves turned to grass
8 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.
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
28 February 2024 Animal Health
Keeping calves healthy on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods take a look at what Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver is doing to keep calves healthy.
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
In pictures: Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
All roads lead to Roscrea on 25 October for the sixth annual draft sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm.
13 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
Another 106 lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
Slaughter performance in the recent batch was good, with lambs recording an average carcase weight of 21.88kg and a price of €136.99/head.
4 October 2023 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: preparation for sheep breeding and cattle housing
The farm’s ewe flock and replacement ewe lambs are being prepped for breeding, while the cattle housing is getting a once over before housing commences.
29 September 2023 Tullamore Farm
Cows scanned and lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
The mature cows have been scanned and 107 lambs were drafted to slaughter this week by Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver.
22 September 2023 Tullamore Farm