Irish Horse
James Kann Cruz sibling snapped up by American Olympic rider for €38,000
Helen Sharp
Huge crowds attended the Cavan Equestrian Elite Foal Sale on Saturday to witness a US Olympic show jumper snap up the sale-topping CSF Good Vibes.
Foyle focus on genetics to drive efficiency
Andrew Clarke from the Foyle Food Group spoke to the NI Institute of Agricultural Science last Thursday.
Watching for repeat heats in spring-calving cows
Herd owners should be keeping an eye on spring-calving cows for signs of heat and animals that repeat.
Beef breeding in the dairy herd: the options
As the breeding season moves on, Aidan Brennan takes a look at the best way of choosing beef bulls for use on dairy cows.
My Farming Week: Ellen Vaughan, Castletown, Navan, Co Meath
The Teagasc/FBD student of the year, Ellen Vaughan, works full time as a teacher and part-time as a dairy farmer in Castletown, Co Meath.
17 May 2023 News
Five tips for the suckler breeding season
In early spring calving suckler herds, breeding will be getting underway. Outlined are five tips for suckler breeding.
6 May 2023 Management
What are the key signs of heat?
As the breeding season kicks off on dairy farms across the country, Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the signs of heat and how to maximise submission rate.
1 May 2023 Management
Experienced hands
Helen Sharp takes a look at the biggest stories in equestrian news this week
26 April 2023 News
Winter lingers on in Leitrim
Shane Dobson attended a Teagasc farm walk in Co Leitrim last week to hear how Carrigallen man Niall Patterson is dealing with the current conditions.
26 April 2023 Breeding & health
Five pre-breeding checks for suckler herds
Before breeding gets underway for early spring calving suckler herds, there are a few checks that should be completed first.
22 April 2023 Management
Protocol change for sexed semen on heifers
Teagasc has revised its fixed-time AI protocol when using sexed semen on dairy heifers.
12 April 2023 Breeding
Focus on BVD biosecurity before breeding
Maria Guelbenzu, BVD Programme Manager, takes a look at BVD biosecurity before the breeding season commences.
12 April 2023 Breeding & health