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Concentrates storage: keeping up with TAMS specs for meal bins
Martin Merrick
TAMS III aid will cover the popular meal bins seen on many farms, provided certain specifications are met. Martin Merrick outlines how to keep within spec for your purchase.
Impressive weight gains on Tyrone finishing unit
29 October 2023 Winter Feed
Impressive weight gains on Tyrone finishing unit
Attention to detail is delivering exceptional performance on the Foyle finishing unit in Northern Ireland. David Wright reports.
More reductions in meal prices needed
25 October 2023 Winter Feed
More reductions in meal prices needed
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s special on concentrate feeding and the results from this week’s Irish Farmers Journal ration price survey
Utilising the Teagasc store lamb finishing calculator
The calculator can be successfully used in helping to make decisions about purchasing lambs and can also be used to complete a finishing budget for lambs remaining on farm.
7 October 2023 Winter Feed
Early fodder budget critical
Adam Woods takes a look at how to complete a simple fodder budget ahead of winter 2023.
4 October 2023 Winter Feed
Finishing 700 cattle/year in Shercock
Adam Woods visits beef finisher Samuel Hill, winner of the National Livestock show beef finisher sustainability award, who farms just outside Shercock in Co Cavan
4 October 2023 Winter Feed
Preparing for a long winter
Adam Woods previews what’s inside this week’s special winter feed focus.
4 October 2023 Winter Feed
Grass, but not as we know it - silage explained
There are three key factors to making good-quality silage. Professor Tommy Boland from University College Dublin’s School of Agriculture explains what they are.
22 February 2023 Winter Feed