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Beef
MartBids Database: cow trade still very strong
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including what’s happening in the marts around the country.
6 July 2022 Fodder
Ten steps to grazing forage crops
On farms where forage crops will be grown for the first time, outlined are some tips to follow.
6 July 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: factory-fit cattle dominate Portumna trade
Niamh Gunn reports from Portumna Mart on Wednesday for its special fatstock show and sale.
Five tips to prepare for autumn calving
On farms where autumn calving gets under way in August, outlined are some preparation tips.
2 July 2022 Management
Dairy business keeps a focus on the cow
David Wright reports from the first farm visit on Monday as part of the British Grassland Society summer tour 2022.
29 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: breeding season winding down
We have a few bulls still running with cows and heifers but we probably won’t milk any of these cows next year, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
29 June 2022 Farmer Writes
MartBids Database: poorer stock under pressure
Adam Woods has a roundup of what’s happening in the country’s marts and the current direction the mart trade is headed in.
29 June 2022 Markets
Watch: dry cows hit €3,560 in Carrigallen
Niamh Gunn reports from Carrigallen Mart last Monday evening for its sale of heifers, bullocks and dry cows.
28 June 2022 News
MartBids Database: heifers steady as bullocks ease slightly
The mart trade remains positive, with heifer prices firm and even up in some cases and while bullocks have eased from the record highs in recent weeks, trade remains positive.
15 June 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: beef bonanza a buoyant trade in Tuam
The bank holiday Monday ‘beef bonanza’ sale in Tuam saw huge demand and prices to match for heavy and factory-fit cattle. Declan Marren reports.
8 June 2022 Markets
Keeping flies under control in autumn-calving herds
Early summer is a period when an increasing fly activity puts dry cows at risk of summer mastitis.
7 June 2022 Management
Positive beef trade remains
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including this week’s factory quotes.
1 June 2022 Markets