Watch: grazing gets more difficult on Thrive demo farm
Declan Marren
Declan Marren was on the Thrive demo farm this week, where grazing conditions have become a lot trickier since the wet weather returned last weekend.
15 March 2023 News
Calf exports running 70% ahead of 2022 levels
After a strong start to the calf export season, the weather over the last week has restricted the opportunity to keep calves moving.
15 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Calf rearing series: hitting target weights at every stage
In the final part of the calf rearing series, Declan Marren looks at the importance of hitting growth targets at every stage throughout the system.
MartBids Database: grazing stock trade starts to sizzle
Lighter cattle being bought for grazing this season have seen the biggest price lift over the past week, as buyers gear up for the 2023 grazing season.
15 March 2023 Markets
Calf prices: weather woes for export calves - home market trade steady
The first weather blip of the year for export calves was seen over the past seven days and it had a knock-on effect on prices.
15 March 2023 Markets
Grass+ Beef: grazing gets sticky for many
Heavy rainfall over the past week has made grazing conditions very difficult for many beef farmers.
15 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Global nitrogen prices falling
Buying and usage patterns vary between country so local storage and transport costs will mean price differences.
15 March 2023 News
Thrive weekly roundup: calf prices and creating the perfect environment
This week's dairy beef programme roundup looks at the current calf market with prices slipping slightly as numbers increase and how to create the perfect calf environment for rearing.
11 March 2023 Management
Friesian bull calf prices ease by €7/head
Increased calf numbers at sales has seen prices slip slightly over the past seven days.
8 March 2023 News
Feeding cows in the evenings for fewer night-time calvings
Declan Marren looks at a potential sleep-saving tip for farmers this calving season.
8 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Calf prices: Friesian bulls back €7/head as numbers begin to peak
As calf numbers begin to peak at sales, demand remains strong, but increased supply has seen prices slip slightly over the past seven days.
8 March 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: frosty conditions not taking heat from trade
Prices ringside have increased across many categories of stock this week, as the mart trade continues to sizzle.
8 March 2023 Markets