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
Surge in prime cattle trade from Republic to NI
The number of Irish cattle exported for slaughter to Northern Ireland is on the rise, prompting concerns from the UFU.
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Beef management: grass, BEEP and calving data records
This week beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at fertiliser and grass, BEEP and recording calving data for future use.
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Grass+: mild conditions offer turnout opportunities
This week’s mild conditions may provide the opportunity to get some cows and calves out.
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Completing a spring rotation planner
Beef specialist Matthew Halpin looks at what's involved in drawing up a spring rotation planner.
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Beef Environment Efficiency Pilot 2019 explained
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the details around the new BEEP scheme, looks at some questions and gets some farmer reactions to the scheme
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MARKETS
Ringside comment: a more positive mood at the ringside
The mood around mart rings is much improved in recent weeks, with the onset of grass buyer demand for all types of stock.
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Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
Kerry farmer installs latest Volac computerised feeder
Kerry dairy farmer Kieran Savage has installed the new Volac Urban Alma Pro computerised calf feeder.
Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.
Switch and Save with Pinergy
In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co Cork.