Adam Woods, Beef & Suckler Editor with the Irish Farmers Journal is joined by Michael McManus, Bernadette Earley and Alan Twomey from Teagasc. Focusing on the Derrypatrick Herd at the Teagasc Animal and Grassland, Research and Innovation centre, in Grange County Meath, this episode of Beef Talk will look at how it achieves its breeding targets of 100% AI and a very compact calving.
Beef editor Adam Woods speaks to Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver about what’s been happening on Tullamore farm over the last few weeks
Co Down farmer Derek Robinson has been forced to feed meal during drought conditions.
As we move into June yearling cattle have now been at grass for 11 weeks. Grass supply remains good on the farm however the dry conditions mean keeping quality grass ahead of stock is a challenge.
Surplus grass on the grazing block is being taken out as bales silage this year.
BETTER Farm NI: Harvesting first-cut silage in Co Derry. For more info, see this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
Adam Woods checks in with Shaun Diver about what has been happening on Tullamore farm this week
Check out William Jones’s story, a north Co Longford suckler farmer who is increasing numbers on his farm in Aughnacliffe.
Watch Adam Woods and Shaun Diver go through some of the cows on Tullamore farm and hear about their choices for sure selection.
With the herd is now back out on grass, beef editor Adam Wood talks with farm manager Shaun Diver about what's been happening on Tullamore Farm and what he is doing to manage grass.