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Beef
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
Kieran Mailey
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
25 May 2024 Management
Five tips for a positive breeding season
Breeding will be getting under way for predominantly March- to May-calving herds and to help boost conception rates, outlined are some management tips.
NI milk league: Tirlán makes it six months on top
Tirlán tops the NI milk league for April, making it six months out in front of its competitors.
Lakeland sets course for higher solids milk
Kieran Mailey takes a look at how the changes to the Lakeland payment model might impact different suppliers.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Tirlán paying over 40p/l for high solids milk
Tirlán continues to pay a leading price on higher solids milk in Northern Ireland.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
NI Trends: beef trade remains on solid footing; marts set pace on lambs
There is little change to beef prices in Northern Ireland, as demand remains solid. Lambs are also steady, with marts returning higher prices.
22 May 2024 Markets
Lambs holding firm as hogget supplies plummet
Fat lambs are a solid trade in NI with little movement on prices, although hoggets are getting harder to source
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Dairy commodities on an upward trend
Dairy commodities saw butter and powder prices increasing at the GDT and Dutch auctions.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Managing the grazing rotation through peak grass growth
Grass growth is running ahead of demand, making it harder to manage grazing rotations.
21 May 2024 Management
Five tips for first cut silage
As silage season moves into top gear across Ireland, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
18 May 2024 Management
In pictures: Electric trade for grazing stores in Enniskillen
Grazing stores and weanlings were in high demand at the weekly sale in Enniskillen Mart.
15 May 2024 Markets
NI Trends: prime cattle quotes increase to 468p/kg; lamb prices rebound
There are positive price trends for finished cattle and sheep in Northern Ireland this week, with quotes rising and deals on offer.
15 May 2024 Markets