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Declan Marren
Declan Marren

Livestock specialist

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Declan has a BAgrSC in Animal and Crop Production and has just completed a UCD/Teagasc PhD in Beef Production.

Farm Profit Programme: 10 changes that increased gross margins on the focus farm
Identifying the changes that have added to improved gross margins, Declan Marren writes.
By Declan Marren on 12 April 2018
This week, Declan Marren looks at making quality silage, buying in cattle and pens for both calving and lambing.
By Declan Marren on 29 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Gross margin up £115/cow across focus farms
The financial performance of the focus farms from year one shows some great progress being made, Declan Marren writes.
By Declan Marren on 29 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme:  what is a true measure of flock performance?
Output from the sheep enterprise on the focus farms has been flagged as an area that needs to be improved across the board.
By Declan Marren on 15 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: bringing heifers into the system
Sourcing replacement heifers was recently debated among the Farm Profit Programme members.
By Declan Marren on 01 March 2018
The AHDB predict UK prime beef kill figures to exceed two million head this year, an increase of 2.3%, while prime sheep numbers will increase by 4% to 13.7 million head.
By Declan Marren on 22 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Part 2 - How many calves can we wean from 100 cows
In part two of examining Steven Sandison’s Nuffield Report, we look at the factors that influence the differing performance between the top and bottom 10% of the farms surveyed.
By Declan Marren on 22 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: How many calves can you wean from 100 cows?
The focus farmers got together last week to hear from Nuffield Scholar Steven Sandison
By Declan Marren on 15 February 2018
Declan Marren outlines some practical tips for setting up a rotational grazing system on your farm this year.
By Declan Marren on 08 February 2018
The Scottish Beef Association held a farm tour at Knockenjig farm at Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway. Declan Marren writes.
By Declan Marren on 23 February 2018
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