Beef farming

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from The Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.

NEWS
Contrasting fortunes for live and dead trade
Mart prices have increased significantly in recent weeks while beef prices are struggling to build upward momentum.
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Beef Management: soil fertility and scour vaccines- timing is key
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at soil testing and scour vaccines in this weeks beef management notes
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Daniels works his magic in grassland competition
The winner of the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition for 2019 was announced at an awards ceremony in Cork on Friday.
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Protected urea passes residue trial
Recent research from the US showed non-detectable residue levels of a nitrogen stabiliser when cows were dosed with the product for 28 days.
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Angus and Hereford genetics best for meat eating quality - Teagasc
Adam Woods spoke to Donagh Berry at the Teagasc beef conference about how genetics can influence the taste of meat.
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MARKETS
Mart prices: store bullocks up 5c/kg in Kilkenny
Matthew Halpin reports on Thursday’s general cattle sale in Kilkenny Mart. This report is powered by MartBids.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
New Holland T5 range - three champions, one team
The T5 range has been designed to be the ultimate all-rounder for today’s modern mixed farms, whether it is doing loader work, working with mounted implements or travelling down the road.
Cultivate loans - 'no stress involved in it whatsoever'
Cultivate loans from the credit union is one option for farmers who wish to develop their farms.
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.