In pictures: cow with calf at foot sells for €2,410 at Balla Mart
Saturday’s sale at Balla Mart saw a noticeably quieter yard, with a smaller entry of stock on offer as the sales start to wind down for Christmas.
Beef top tips: Calculating fodder deficits
Taking note of what the farm has in conserved pit silage and what silage is left to be cut are vital points for understanding your position heading into autumn.
Feeding of silage extended to all cattle in Newford Farm
With grass growth in single and low double-digit figures, silage has been introduced to 2017-born steers and heifers.