Positive beef outlook for 2023 - Bord Bia
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest from last week’s Bord Bia meat marketing seminar in Naas, Co Kildare.
19 November 2022 Breeding & health
Watch: Thrive bullocks average 310kg carcase at 20 months
This batch of 33 bullocks from the Thrive demo farm were drafted for slaughter three weeks ago based on the finish level.
5 October 2022 Breeding & health
Efficiency depends on how it is expressed
Depending on how efficiency is expressed, suckler-bred stock are between 20% and 60% more efficient than dairy-sired animals. Declan Marren reports.
280kg carcase at 19 months for dairy beef heifers
The Thrive cattle, which are all AI-bred stock, are demonstrating what is possible with dairy beef systems. Declan Marren reports.
28 September 2022 Breeding & health
Optimising pre- and post-grazing sward heights for beef cattle
Maximising performance at pasture has a huge effect on age at slaughter and therefore GHG emissions from beef systems. Declan Marren reports.
Does the market want dairy beef?
With an increasing numbers of the national beef kill coming from the dairy herd, Joe Burke from Bord Bia looks at the demand in the market for dairy beef cattle.
22 April 2021 Markets
A dairy-beef blueprint: targeting a 300kg carcase at 19 months of age
Continually hitting growth targets allows the Thrive demo farm to slaughter as many cattle off grass at the end of the second grazing season as possible.
16 April 2021 Breeding & health